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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ALSTROEMERIA. Peruvian Lily. [Liliaceae]

Only one species of Alstroemeria is recorded in Britain, the introduced Peruvian Lily (A. aurea).

No miners are recorded on Alstroemeria in Britain.

Elsewhere the non-British polyphagous agromyzids Liriomyza huidobrensis and Liriomyza trifolii are recorded mining Alstroemeria. See also Liriomyza species in Glasshouses and/or Quarantine Interceptions.

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