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 this host plant in Britain.

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


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

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