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- n. Alternative spelling of leaf miner.
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When birch trees were sprayed to control the birch leafminer
This leafminer is a serious pest in parts of North America, often browning the crowns of entire forests.
Your chard leaves are being munched by the larva of a small fly known as the beet leafminer.
There’s also the agromyzid vegetable leafminer, the poinciana looper, the banana skipper, the Egyptian hibiscus mealybug, the chrysomelid cucumber beetle, several species of eumenid wasp, a nititulid beetle, a magarodid, a psyllid, a bagworm—even the names are strange.