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Zucchini (vegetable) leafminer (262) Print Fact Sheet


Common Name

Vegetable leafminer, chrysanthemum leafminer, melon leafminer

Scientific Name

Liriomyza sativae

AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Information from Waterhouse DF, Norris KR (1987) Biological Control Pacific Prospects. Inkata Press. Melbourne; and CABI (2015) Liriomyza sativae (vegetable leaf miner) Crop Protection Compendium. (; and from Liriomyza sativae (Blanchard), Crop Master. EXTension ENTOmology & UH-CTAHR Integrated Pest Management Program. (; and from JL Capinera, UF/IFAS, University of Florida. (

Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.

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