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


ACANTHOSPERMUM. Spiny-bur. [Asteraceae]

Two species of Acanthospermum are recorded in Britain. Both are introduced and include Spiny-bur (A. australe).

No miners are recorded on Acanthospermum in Britain.

Elsewhere the polyphagous agromyzid Liriomyza sativae is recorded on Acanthospermum hispidum.

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