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

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FLAVERIA. Speedy-weed. [Asteraceae]

Only one species of Flaveria is recorded in Britain, the introduced Speedy-weed (F. bidentis).

No British miners are recorded on Flaveria in Britain.

Elsewhere the agromyzid Liriomyza trifolii is recorded mining Flaveria. See also Liriomyza species in Glasshouses and/or Quarantine Interceptions.

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