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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ABELMOSCHUS. [Malvaceae]

Abelmoschus is not recorded in Britain, except either under glass and/or intercepted at ports of entry in the U.K.

The non-British polyphagous agromyzids Liriomyza huidobrensis, Liriomyza sativae and Liriomyza trifolii are recorded mining Abelmoschus elsewhere. See also Liriomyza species in Glasshouses and/or Quarantine Interceptions.

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