Fly, Leafminer (Liriomyza spp.)
Order: Diptera; Family: Agromyzidae
Hosts/Damage: Larvae (maggots) leave serpentine mine in leaf of host.
Cultural - None.
Biological - Chalcid and braconid wasps.
Chemical - None recommended but sprays may be available at your nursery or hardware store. Follow label instructions carefully to avoid injury to your plant, yourself, your pets or the environment.
Last edited: 07/10/98 01:25 AM