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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VERBESINA. Golden Crownbeard. [Asteraceae]

Two species of Verbesina are recorded in Britain. Both are introduced.

No British miners are recorded on Verbesina.

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

No non-Diptera miners are recorded on Verbesina in Britain.

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