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


DYSPHANIA. Mexican-tea. [Chenopodiaceae]

Chenopodium ambrosioides is treated as Dysphania ambrosioides (Mexican-tea) by Stace (2010).

No miners are recorded on this host plant in Britain.

Elsewhere one species, Liriomyza huidobrensis, is recorded on this host plant. See also Liriomyza species in Glasshouses and/or Quarantine Interceptions.

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

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