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A leaf mining fly that became established in Britain in the 1990s can cause considerable disfigurement to the foliage of stinking hellebore, Helleborus foetidus.
Astrantia leaf minerChrysanthemum leaf minerHelleboreHellebore aphidHellebore black deathHellebore leaf spotSempervivum leaf miner
Hellebore leaf miner is a small fly with larvae that tunnel inside the leaves of Helleborus foetidus.
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Common name Hellebore leaf minerScientific name Phytomyza helleboriPlants affected Stinking hellebore Helleborus foetidusMain symptoms Brownish black blotches and lines develop on the foliage during winterMost active August to March
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