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  • n. Alternative spelling of leaf miner.


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  • When birch trees were sprayed to control the birch leafminer

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  • This leafminer is a serious pest in parts of North America, often browning the crowns of entire forests.

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  • Your chard leaves are being munched by the larva of a small fly known as the beet leafminer.

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  • 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.

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