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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TURRITIS. Tower Mustard. [Brassicaceae]


Arabis glabra is treated as Turritis glabra (Tower Mustard) by Stace (2010). The BSBI provide a downloadable plant crib for Brassicaceae.

No miners are recorded on Turritis in Britain.

Elsewhere three miners, Ceutorhynchus minutus, Liriomyza bryoniae and Scaptomyza flava, are recorded on this host plant.

See ARABIS.

A key to the European miners recorded on Arabis including Turritis is provided in Bladmineerders van Europa.

Tower Mustard - Turritis glabra. Image: © Linda Pitkin
Tower Mustard
Turritis glabra


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