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


LIMONIUM. Sea-lavenders. [Plumbaginaceae]

Eighteen species of Limonium are recorded in Britain. Fourteen species are native including Common Sea-lavenders (L. vulgare). The BSBI provide a downloadable plant crib for Limonium.

No British miners are recorded on Limonium.

The coleophorid Goniodoma limoniella is recorded as a seed-feeder on Limonium in Britain.

A key to the European miners recorded on Limonium is provided in Bladmineerders van Europa.

Common Sea-lavender - Limonium vulgare. Image: © Brian Pitkin
Common Sea-lavender
Limonium vulgare

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