Nepeta, cat-mint

fam. Lamiaceae

1a fleck mine; case black-brown: Coleophora albitarsella

1b an upper- or lower-surface corridor or secondary blotch => 2

1c galls, etc => 100

2a puation in the mine, in a, usually lower-surface, pupal chamber; frass in widely spaced grains: Chromatomyia horticola

2b pupation outside the mine; frass, at least in part, in string of pearl chains => 3

3a a pinnately branched corridor, main branch overlying the midrib: Liriomyza strigata

3b mine little or not branched, not associated with the midrib; often a secondary blotch: Phytomyza nepetae

100a Nematoda => 101

100b Acari => 102

100c Coleoptera => 103

100e Diptera => 104

100f Hemiptera => 105

100d Hymenoptera => 106

100g rust fungi => 107

100h smut fungi => 108

100i powdery and downy mildews => 109

100j other causers => 110

103 – Coleoptera

103a Curculionidae: Squamapion vicinum

104 – Diptera

104a Cecidomyiidae: Jaapiella catariae

105 – Hemiptera

105a Aphididae: Aphis nepetae; Ovatus crataegarius

106 – Hymenoptera

106a Cynipidae: Liposthenes kerneri

107 – rust fungi

107a Pucciniaceae: Puccinia menthae

109 – powdery and downy mildews

109a Erysiphaceae: Golovinomyces biocellatus sensu lato; Leveillula duriaei; Neoërysiphe galeopsidis

Not included in the key: Apterona helicoidella; Coleophora nepetella, pennella; Dibolia carpathica; Liriomyza trifolii; Orchestes stobieckii;Trifurcula albiflorella.

23/12/2016