(Coleoptera, Diptera, Hymenoptera and Lepidoptera)
Brian Pitkin, Willem Ellis, Colin Plant and Rob Edmunds
species of Acanthospermum are recorded in Britain. Both are
introduced and include Spiny-bur (A. australe).
miners are recorded on Acanthospermum in Britain.
Elsewhere the polyphagous agromyzid
is recorded on Acanthospermum hispidum.