Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Stigmella lemniscella parasite

Stigmella lemniscella (Zeller, 1839) red elm pigmy Ulmus spec., Amsterdam, 24.vi.2018 © Cor Zonneveld; vacated mijn; the upper-surface exit slit is clearly visible. Ulmus minor, Duin en Kruidberg other mine, detail Ulmus, Nieuwendam; first section of the corridor entirely filled with frass Ulmus minor, Serooskerke, Schouwen Duiveland;larva in the mine…

Stigmella lemniscella larva parasite

Stigmella lemniscella Ulmus minor, Serooskerke Schouwen-Duiveland frontal region, dorsal and ventral 30.x.2007…

Stigmella viscerella parasite

…Central and southern Europe, including the UK, but excluding the Iberian Peninsula (Fauna Europaea, 2008). larva Bright green (Emmet, 1983a). synonyms Nepticula viscerella. notes Strongly wound mines of Stigmella lemniscella can resemble deceivingly those of viscerella. Such mines for some time have led to the supposition that viscerella did occur…

Stigmella ulmivora parasite

Stigmella ulmivora (Fologne, 1860) barred elm pigmy Ulmus minor, Nieuwendam Ulmus sp., Leiden; leg dept. Diersystematiek VU Ulmus sp., Middelburg; © Camiel Doorenweerd Ulmus spec., Belgium, prov. Namur, Chimay, Étang de Virelles © Stéphane Claerebout; unusual frass pattern detail mine Egg at the underside of the leaf, generally near a…

Ulmus host plants

…loops, or following a vein or the leaf margin => 7 6a larva yellow; start of corridor a dense spiral: Stigmella lemniscella 6b larva bright green; start of corridor in a number of zigzagging loops: Stigmella viscerella 7a exit slit at upper surface; frass in first part of the corridor…

genus Ulmus host plant genus

…miner Curculionidae Orchestes betuleti leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter acaciella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter agilella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter schreberella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter tristrigella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella lemniscella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella ulmiphaga leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella ulmivora leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella viscerella leaf miner Nepticulidae Ectoedemia preisseckeri leaf…

Ulmus glabra host plant species

…Coleophora badiipennella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora limosipennella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora serratella leaf miner Curculionidae Orchestes alni leaf miner Curculionidae Orchestes betuleti leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter acaciella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter agilella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter schreberella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter tristrigella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella lemniscella leaf miner Nepticulidae…

Ulmus minor host plant species

…Coleophoridae Coleophora badiipennella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora limosipennella leaf miner main Curculionidae Orchestes alni leaf miner Curculionidae Orchestes betuleti leaf miner Curculionidae Orchestes quedenfeldtii leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter acaciella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter agilella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter schreberella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter tristrigella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella lemniscella leaf…

Ulmus pumila host plant species

…Aproceros leucopoda leaf gall spring generation Aphididae Tetraneura caerulescens leaf gall spring generation Aphididae Eriosoma ulmi leaf gall spring generation Aphididae Eriosoma patchiae leaf gall spring generation Aphididae Tetraneura nigriabdominalis leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter schreberella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella lemniscella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella ulmivora leaf vagrant Aphididae Tinocallis saltans…

Ulmus laevis host plant species

…Curculionidae Orchestes alni leaf miner Curculionidae Orchestes betuleti leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter acaciella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter agilella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter schreberella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter tristrigella leaf miner Nepticulidae Ectoedemia preisseckeri leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella lemniscella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella ulmivora leaf miner Tenthredinidae Fenusa altenhoferi leaf vagrant…

June, 2018 host plants, news

…Pegomya laticornis; Peronospora cf. arborescens, erodii, pulveracea; Phytomyza elsae, lappae; Phorodon humuli; Phyllonorycter acerifoliella; Profenusa pygmaea; Pseudorchestes pratensis; Puccinia betonicae, divergens; Pulvinaria hydrangeae; Ramularia geranii, pratensis; Sacchiphantes viridis; Septoria acetosae, spec.; Stigmella lemniscella; Synchytrium taraxaci; Taphrina betulae; Thecabius affinis; Trachys minutus; Trioza neglecta; Tuberculina persicina; Venturia inaequalis, pyrina; Zeugophora spec…..