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


SILYBUM. Milk Thistle. [Asteraceae]

Only one species of Silybum is recorded in Britain, the introduced Milk Thistle (S. marianum).

No British miners are recorded on Silybum.

Elsewhere the agromyzid Napomyza lateralis is recorded boring stems of Silybum.

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