The leaf and stem mines of British flies and other insects

(Coleoptera, Diptera, Hymenoptera and Lepidoptera)

by Brian Pitkin, Willem Ellis, Colin Plant and Rob Edmunds


CARDIOSPERMUM. [Sapindaceae]

Only one species of Cardiospermum are recorded in Britain. It is introduced.

No miners are recorded on Cardiospermum in Britain.

Elsewhere the agromyzids Liriomyza sativae and Liriomyza trifolli are recorded mining Cardiospermum. See also Liriomyza species in Glasshouses and/or Quarantine Interceptions.

A key to the European miners recorded on Cardiospermum is provided in Bladmineerders van Europa.

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