Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Acalyptris pistaciae parasite

Acalyptris pistaciae van Nieukerken, 2007 Lepidoptera, Nepticulidae Pistacia terebinthus, Greece, Délfi (NB the blotchy mines with much frass are Ectoedemia terebinthivora); from van Nieukerken (2007a). detail Pistacia lentiscus, Cyprus; from van Nieukerken (2007a) Pistacia lentiscus, Greece, Athens © Steve Wullaert Pistacia lentiscus, Greece, Lesbos, Krátigos mine On Pistacia lentiscus the mines cannot be distinguished from […]

genus Pistacia host plant genus

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite stem scale Coccidae Eulecanium tiliae unknown scale Coccidae Eulecanium rugulosum unknown scale Coccidae Eulecanium pistaciae stem scale Coccidae Filippia follicularis unknown unknown Curculionidae Pseudomeira silvanaedicata leaf vagrant Chrysomelidae Calomicrus malkini leaf vagrant adult Cercopidae Cercopis intermedia leaf vagrant adult Curculionidae Otiorhynchus cribricollis unknown unknown Curculionidae Heteromeira caprasiae […]

Pistacia terebinthus host plant species

terebinth, turpentine tree organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite stem scale Coccidae Anapulvinaria pistaciae leaf vagrant Chrysomelidae Calomicrus malkini leaf predator Aeolothripidae Aeolothrips versicolor flower predator Aeolothripidae Aeolothrips intermedius flower hidden Thripidae Thrips meridionalis leaf vagrant Thripidae Thrips major stem vagrant Dictyopharidae Dictyophara xiphias stem vagrant Issidae Bubastia suturalis leaf gall Aphrophoridae Philaenus […]

Pistacia host plants

Pistacia terebinth Dichotomous table for leafminers 1a full depth corridor, may end in a blotch => 2 1b epidermal corridor, or a more or less contracted blotch or tentiform mine => 6 1c galls, etc => Tables for all parasites per species 2a gallery strongly contorted at first, a blotch in the end; on P […]

Pistacia lentiscus host plant species

lentisk, mastic organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite unknown unknown Curculionidae Pseudomeira silvanaedicata leaf vagrant adult Curculionidae Otiorhynchus cribricollis unknown unknown Curculionidae Heteromeira caprasiae unknown unknown Curculionidae Pseudomeira abbazzii unknown unknown Curculionidae Pseudomeira bartolii unknown unknown Curculionidae Pseudomeira holdhausi unknown unknown Curculionidae Pseudomeira rudis root vagrant Curculionidae Trachyphloeus laticollis unknown unknown Curculionidae Romualdius […]

Ectoedemia terebinthivora parasite

Ectoedemia terebinthivora (Klimesch, 1975) Lepidoptera, Nepticulidae Pistacia terebinthus, Greece, Délfi (NB the narrow corridors are from Acalytris pistaciae); from van Nieukerken (2007a) detail Pistacia terebinthus, Anatolia; from Klimesch (1978b) mine Oviposition at the leaf underside, close to a major vein. First part of the mine a strongly contorted gallery with a narrow line of brown […]