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


PARTHENIUM. Santa-Maria. [Asteraceae]

Only one species of Parthenium is recorded in Britain. It is introduced.

No British miners are recorded on Parthenium.

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

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