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


DIASCIA. [Scrophulariaceae]

Diascia is not recorded in Britain.

The polyphagous agromyzid Liriomyza huidobrensis has been recorded in quarantine in Britain (Dom Collins, pers. comm.). See also Liriomyza species in Glasshouses and/or Quarantine Interceptions.

Elsewhere the polyphagous agromyzid Liriomyza huidobrensis is recorded mining Diascia.

Diascia purpurea. Image: © Brian Pitkin
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Diascia purpurea

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