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


GLADIOLUS. Gladiolus. [Iridaceae]

Six species and subspecies of Gladiolus are recorded in Britain. These in include the native Wild Gladiolus (G. illyricus).

No British miners are recorded on Gladiolus.

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

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

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