Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Stigmella carpinella parasite

Stigmella carpinella (von Heinemann, 1862) hornbeam pigmy Carpinus betulus, Belgium, Liège; © Jean-Yves Baugnée, det. Erik van Nieukerken Carpinus betulus, Duitsland (Baden-Württemberg), Baden-Weiler mine Oviposition at the underside of the leaf, in the axil of a vein. The mine is a not very slender corridor. The first part is almost…

Stigmella floslactella parasite

Stigmella floslactella (Haworth, 1828) coarse hazel pigmy on ? Carpinus, Corylus Corylus avellana, Diemen same mine, detail Corylus avellana, Zeewolde, Harderbos © Hans Jonkman Carpinus betulus, Cadzand: aberrant mine (see below!) mine Oviposition at the underside of the leaf, in a vein axil. Mine a slender, gradually widening corridor; the…

Carpinus host plants

…wider than the larva; oviposition in a vein exill => 5 5a frass in the second half of the mine scattered, in grains: Stigmella floslactella 5b frass here in thick lumps (unsafe distinction): Stigmella carpinella 6a larva**: pronotum brown, meso- and metanotum each with a pair of dark spots: Incurvaria…

Ostrya host plants

…species 2a corridor over its entire length hardly wider than the larve within, often following a thick vein over a long distance => 3 2b corridor broader, independent of the venation of the leaf: Stigmella carpinella 3a frass in a very narrow central line: Stigmella microtheriella 3b frass line broader,…

Ostrya carpinifolia host plant species

…leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter coryli leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter esperella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter tenerella leaf miner Incurvariidae Incurvaria pectinea leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella carpinella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella johanssonella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella microtheriella leaf vagrant Eriophyidae Aculus comatus leaf vagrant Eriophyidae Tegonotus depressus leaf vagrant Aphididae Pterocallis ostryae…

genus Carpinus host plant genus

…leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella carpinella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella microtheriella leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Melampsoridium carpini leaf vagrant Eriophyidae Tegonotus depressus leaf vagrant Eriophyidae Aculus betuli leaf vagrant Eriophyidae Aculus comatus leaf vagrant Eriophyidae Phyllocoptes carpini stem borer doubtful Agromyzidae Phytobia cambii stem borer Cerambycidae Oberea linearis stem gall…

genus Ostrya host plant genus

…Eriocraniidae Paracrania chrysolepidella leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix carpinella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter aemula leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter coryli leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter esperella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter tenerella leaf miner Incurvariidae Incurvaria pectinea leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella carpinella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella johanssonella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella microtheriella leaf pustule…

Carpinus betulus host plant species

…Gracillariidae Parornix carpinella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter endryella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter messaniella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter tenerella leaf miner Incurvariidae Incurvaria masculella leaf miner Incurvariidae Incurvaria oehlmanniella leaf miner Incurvariidae Incurvaria pectinea leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella carpinella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella microtheriella leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Melampsoridium carpini…

Carpinus orientalis host plant species

…Tenuipalpidae Cenopalpus carpini fruit borer larva Apionidae Trichopterapion holosericeum leaf down Erysiphales Phyllactinia carpini leaf gall Cecidomyiidae Aschistonyx carpinicolus leaf gall Eriophyidae Aceria tenella leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix carpinella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella carpinella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella microtheriella stem witches’ broom Taphrinales Taphrina carpini leaf vagrant Aphididae Myzocallis carpini…

Acer host plants

…5 4a lowland species: Bucculatrix thoracella 4b mountain species, Alps: Bucculatrix demaryella 5a on Acer campestre and platanoides: Stigmella aceris 5b on Acer pseudoplatanus: Stigmella speciosa 6a inflated tentiform mine => 7 6b flat blotch mine => 10 7a on Acer campestre, NW Europe: Phyllonorycter acerifoliella 7b on Acer campestre,…

genus Acer host plant genus

…Incurvaria oehlmanniella leaf miner Incurvariidae Incurvaria pectinea leaf miner Lyonetiidae Leucoptera aceris leaf miner Lyonetiidae Leucoptera nieukerkeni leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella aceris leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella speciosa leaf miner doubtful Nepticulidae Etainia obtusa leaf miner rarely Roeslerstammiidae Roeslerstammia erxlebella leaf miner Tenthredinidae Heterarthrus fiora leaf miner Tenthredinidae Heterarthrus cuneifrons leaf…

Acer pseudoplatanus host plant species

…Tetranychidae Eotetranychus tiliarium fruit borer Tortricidae Pammene regiana fruit borer Tortricidae Pammene aurita fruit borer larva Curculionidae Bradybatus fallax leaf gall larva Rhynchitidae Chonostropheus tristis leaf gall larva Rhynchitidae Chonostropheus seminiger leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix carpinella leaf scale Aleyrodidae Asterobemisia carpini leaf scale Aleyrodidae Aleurochiton pseudoplatani stem scale Diaspididae Chionaspis…

Acer platanoides host plant species

…leaf vagrant Eriophyidae Aceria marshalli leaf vagrant Eriophyidae Shevtchenkella obtusa leaf vagrant Eriophyidae Anthocoptes transitionalis leaf vagrant Diptilomiopidae Rhyncaphytoptus amplus leaf gall Aphrophoridae Philaenus spumarius fruit borer Tortricidae Pammene regiana fruit borer larva Curculionidae Bradybatus kellneri fruit borer larva Curculionidae Bradybatus fallax leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix carpinella leaf scale Aleyrodidae…

September, 2016 news

…vanbruntiana; Golovinomyces biocellatus; Gracillaria syringella; Lasioptera rubi; Melampsora populnea; Metallus pumilus; Neuroterus anthracinus; Parornix carpinella, scoticella; Pediaspis aceris; Peronospora chenopodii-polyspermi; Phyllactinia betulae; Phyllonorycter acerifoliella, schreberella; Phytomyza agromyzina, origani, ranunculi, tetrasticha; Plasmopara viticola; Podosphaera plantaginis; Puccinia bardanae; Rhopalomyia foliorum; Sphacelotheca hydropiperis; Stemonocera cornuta; Stigmella magdalenae; Synchytrium taraxaci; Trypeta zoe; Zasmidium lythri….

October, 2020 news

new pictures Aceria obiones; Adelges tardus; Andricus quercuscalicis; Aphalara freji; Callisto denticulella; Caloptilia cf populetorum; Cameraria ohridella; Chromatomyia aprilina; Coptotriche marginea; Diplocarpon mespili; Dyseriocrania subpurpurella; Gilletteella cooleyi; Jaapiella jaapiana; Parornix carpinella; Peronospora tabacina; Phyllonorycter connexella; Phytomyza lycopi; Psyllopsis fraxini; Scolioneura betuleti; Siphoninus phillyreae; Stigmella aceris, samiatella; Taphrina farlowii….