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Synonyms for leaf-miner

any of various small moths or dipterous flies whose larvae burrow into and feed on leaf tissue especially of the family Gracilariidae


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Studies on biology of two species of parasitoids Tetrastichus phyllocnistoides and Cirrospilus quadristriatus and their parasitization on the citrus leaf-miner Phyllocnistis citrella Stainton.
An investigation by fourier analysis into the interaction between coffee leaf-miners and their larval parasites.
Leaf-miner densities in July and September 1996 were lower on trees that had burst bud early in spring (Table 5).
Role of citrus leaf-miner (Phyllocnistis citrella Staintan (sic)) on the prevalence and severity of citrus canker (Xanthomonas citri (Hasse) Dowson).
Seasonal and spatial population loads of tropical insect: the case of coffee leaf-miner in Mexico.
The influence of Salix leaf abscission on leaf-miner survival and life history.
The leaf-miner Trachys auricollis is the most promising agent for biological control of kudzu.