Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cosmopterix schmidiella parasite

Cosmopterix schmidiella Frey, 1856 vivid cosmet mine Large blotch, that may occupy an entire leaflet. During feeding pauses the larve rests in a silken resting place above the midrib, and is well hidden then. Pupation outside the mine. host plants Fabaceae, oligophagous Lathyrus linifolius, niger; Vicia sepium, pisiformis. Preference for…

Vicia host plants

…vacated through a semicircular exit slit => 13 13a frass in black strings: Liriomyza strigata 13b frass in a broad, green central band: Liriomyza congesta Not included in the key: Coleophora colutella, craccella, ononidella, vibicella; Cosmopterix schmidiella; Liriomyza bryoniae, huidobrensis, pisivora, trifolii; Micrurapteryx gradatella; Phyllonorycter medicaginella; Phytoliriomyza variegata; Scaptomyza graminum….

Lathyrus host plants

…13a in the mine, over the midrib, a lair of silk: Cosmopterix schmidiella 13b no silk in the mine => 14 14 on Lathyrus species bearing tendrils: Leucoptera lathyrifoliella 14b on species without tendrils: Leucoptera orobi 15a gallery widens into a large blotch => 16 15b a gallery till the…

Vicia sepium host plant species

…Agromyzidae Agromyza felleri leaf miner Agromyzidae Agromyza lathyri leaf miner Agromyzidae Agromyza viciae leaf miner Agromyzidae Agromyza vicifoliae leaf miner Agromyzidae Liriomyza congesta leaf miner doubtful Agromyzidae Phytoliriomyza variegata leaf miner Cosmopterigidae Cosmopterix schmidiella leaf miner Gracillariidae Micrurapteryx gradatella leaf miner main Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter nigrescentella leaf pustule aecia uredinia telia…

Vicia pisiformis host plant species

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite fruit gall Curculionidae Tychius quinquepunctatus fruit borer larva Apionidae Eutrichapion viciae fruit borer Chrysomelidae Bruchus atomarius leaf down Erysiphales Erysiphe pisi var. pisi leaf down Peronosporales Peronospora ervi leaf miner Agromyzidae Agromyza bicophaga leaf miner Cosmopterigidae Cosmopterix schmidiella leaf pustule aecia uredinia…

genus Lathyrus host plant genus

…leaf miner Agromyzidae Agromyza varicornis leaf miner Agromyzidae Amauromyza chamaebalani leaf miner Agromyzidae Phytoliriomyza variegata leaf miner doubtful Coleophoridae Coleophora coronillae leaf miner Cosmopterigidae Cosmopterix schmidiella leaf miner doubtful Gelechiidae Syncopacma karvoneni leaf miner Gelechiidae Aproaerema anthyllidella leaf miner Gracillariidae Sauterina hofmanniella leaf miner doubtful Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter insignitella leaf miner…

genus Vicia host plant genus

…miner Coleophoridae Coleophora craccella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora vibicella leaf miner Cosmopterigidae Cosmopterix schmidiella leaf miner Drosophilidae Scaptomyza graminum leaf miner Gelechiidae Aproaerema anthyllidella leaf miner Gracillariidae Micrurapteryx gradatella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter nigrescentella leaf pustule Chytridiales Synchytrium aureum leaf pustule aecia uredinia telia Pucciniales Uromyces ervi leaf pustule aecia…

Lathyrus linifolius host plant species

…Peronospora orobi leaf gall Cecidomyiidae Lathyromyza schlechtendali leaf miner Agromyzidae Agromyza lathyri leaf miner Agromyzidae Liriomyza congesta leaf miner Cosmopterigidae Cosmopterix schmidiella leaf miner Gracillariidae Sauterina hofmanniella leaf miner Lyonetiidae Leucoptera lathyrifoliella leaf miner Lyonetiidae Leucoptera orobi leaf pustule aecia uredinia telia Pucciniales Uromyces viciae-fabae stem gall Blastocladiales Physoderma lathyri…

Lathyrus niger host plant species

…miner Agromyzidae Agromyza lathyri leaf miner Agromyzidae Agromyza orobi leaf miner Agromyzidae Liriomyza bryoniae leaf miner Agromyzidae Liriomyza congesta leaf miner Agromyzidae Liriomyza pisivora leaf miner Cosmopterigidae Cosmopterix schmidiella leaf miner Gracillariidae Sauterina hofmanniella leaf pustule Chytridiales Synchytrium viride leaf pustule aecia uredinia telia Pucciniales Uromyces viciae-fabae leaf pustule uredinia…