Veg leafminer found in Cape York

Updated November 23 2015 - 2:49pm, first published July 28 2015 - 10:16am
Larvae of the vegetable leafminer (Liriomyza sativae) has been discovered in a backyard garden in Seisia in the Cape York Peninsula. (Picture courtesy: G. BELLIS, PaDIL)
Larvae of the vegetable leafminer (Liriomyza sativae) has been discovered in a backyard garden in Seisia in the Cape York Peninsula. (Picture courtesy: G. BELLIS, PaDIL)

AUSVEG has revealed the vegetable leafminer (Liriomyza sativae) has been detected in the Cape York Peninsula but poses no immediate threat to major vegetable production areas.

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