Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Stigmella incognitella parasite

Stigmella incognitella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855) grey apple pigmy Malus domestica, Belgium, prov Namur, Couvin, Pétigny © Stéphane Claerebout Malus domestica, Belgium, prov. Namur, Gembloux, Faculté; © Jean-Yves Baugnée Malus domestica, Germany, Baden-Württemberg, Baden-Weiler two more, same sample mine Egg at the underside of the leaf. The mine is a small compact corridor, rather strongly widening towards […]

genus Cotoneaster host plant genus

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite stem vagrant Flatidae Metcalfa pruinosa leaf scale Coccidae Coccus hesperidum leaf vagrant adult Curculionidae Otiorhynchus globus stem borer Cerambycidae Anoplophora chinensis flower hidden Thripidae Oxythrips bicolor leaf miner Taneiothrips inconsequens flower hidden Thripidae Thrips minutissimus stem borer Buprestidae Anthaxia plicata stem borer Cerambycidae Cerambyx dux dead wood […]

genus Cydonia host plant genus

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite unknown scale Pseudococcidae Heliococcus glacialis leaf scale Pseudococcidae Heliococcus bohemicus stem scale Pseudococcidae Pseudococcus viburni flower hidden Aeolothripidae Orothrips priesneri leaf hidden Thripidae Thrips tabaci unknown unknown Phlaeothripidae Haplothrips andresi flower predator Phlaeothripidae Haplothrips reuteri flower hidden Thripidae Thrips meridionalis dead wood borer Cerambycidae Purpuricenus kaehleri dead […]

genus Malus host plant genus

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite unknown scale Coccidae Palaeolecanium kosswigi unknown scale Coccidae Eulecanium nocivum stem scale Pseudococcidae Pseudococcus viburni unknown scale Pseudococcidae Phenacoccus transcaucasicus stem scale Pseudococcidae Planococcus ficus leaf scale Pseudococcidae Heliococcus bohemicus leaf vagrant Erebidae Orgyia recens root vagrant Curculionidae Peritelus sphaeroides leaf vagrant Curculionidae Laparocerus exophthalmus leaf vagrant […]

genus Sorbus host plant genus

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf scale Pseudococcidae Heliococcus bohemicus stem scale Coccidae Saissetia oleae leaf vagrant adult Curculionidae Simo hirticornis leaf vagrant Phlaeothripidae Liothrips setinodis stem borer Agromyzidae Phytobia carbonaria flower hidden Thripidae Oxythrips bicolor flower hidden Thripidae Thrips pillichi flower hidden Thripidae Thrips vulgatissimus leaf vagrant Thripidae Thrips major flower […]

Cotoneaster nebrodensis host plant species

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix scoticella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter corylifoliella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter deschkai leaf miner doubtful Nepticulidae Stigmella incognitella leaf pustule aecia Pucciniales Gymnosporangium confusum leaf pustule aecia Pucciniales Gymnosporangium fusisporum

Cydonia oblonga host plant species

quince synonym: Cydonia vulgaris organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf hidden Thripidae Thrips tabaci unknown unknown Phlaeothripidae Haplothrips andresi flower predator Phlaeothripidae Haplothrips reuteri flower hidden Aeolothripidae Orothrips priesneri flower hidden Thripidae Thrips meridionalis dead wood borer Cerambycidae Glaphyra kiesenwetteri dead wood borer Cerambycidae Glaphyra umbellatarum dead wood borer Cerambycidae Aegosoma scabricorne […]

Malus baccata host plant species

synonym: Pyrus baccata organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf leaf spot Venturiales Venturia inaequalis leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora hemerobiella leaf miner Gracillariidae Callisto denticulella leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix petiolella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter blancardella leaf miner Lyonetiidae Leucoptera malifoliella leaf miner Lyonetiidae Lyonetia clerkella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella desperatella leaf miner Nepticulidae […]

Malus domestica host plant species

apple synonym: Malus paradisiaca, sylvestris subp. mitis; Pirus, Pyrus, paradisiaca, malus According to the Euro+Med PlantBase (2019), the correct name of the common apple is: Malus pumila; this is not followed here. organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite stem scale Coccidae Pulvinaria vitis unknown scale Pseudococcidae Phenacoccus transcaucasicus leaf vagrant Erebidae Orgyia recens […]

Malus floribunda host plant species

japanese crab organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite stem scale Coccidae Ceroplastes japonicus stem scale Diaspididae Lepidosaphes ulmi leaf vagrant Tetranychidae Bryobia rubrioculus leaf vagrant Tenuipalpidae Cenopalpus pulcher leaf scale Aleyrodidae Siphoninus phillyreae leaf scale Coccidae Pulvinaria hydrangeae leaf down Erysiphales Podosphaera leucotricha leaf gall Aphididae Dysaphis devecta leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora hemerobiella […]

Malus sylvestris host plant species

crab apple synonym: Malus acerba, communis & subsp. sylvestris, kirghisorum; Pirus acerba, malus var. silvestris; Pyrus sylvestris organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite stem scale Pseudococcidae Phenacoccus aceris stem scale Pseudococcidae Pseudococcus viburni stem scale Diaspididae Lepidosaphes pistaciae stem scale Coccidae Parthenolecanium persicae stem scale Coccidae Parthenolecanium corni unknown scale Coccidae Eulecanium nocivum […]

Sorbus aria host plant species

common whitebeam synonym: Aria nivea; Pirus aria organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite stem borer doubtful Buprestidae Lamprodila decipiens stem borer Buprestidae Agrilus sinuatus dead wood borer Cerambycidae Anaglyptus gibbosus dead wood borer Cerambycidae Grammoptera ruficornis dead wood borer Cerambycidae Anaglyptus mysticus leaf vagrant Tenuipalpidae Cenopalpus pulcher leaf vagrant Tetranychidae Eotetranychus prunicola stem […]

Malus host plants

Malus apple (For a dichotomous table for galls on Malus by Hans Roskam click here) Dichotomous table for leafminers 1a mine in fallen leaves: Neocoenorrhinus pauxillus 1b small blotch, eventually with a circular excision => 2 1c tentiform mine => 3 1d primary blotch without preceding corridor or excision => 9 1e corridor from start […]