Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Stigmella mespilicola parasite

Stigmella mespilicola (Frey, 1856) Amelanchier parviflora (left) and Cotoneaster racemiflorus, Anatolia; from Klimesch (1978b) Sorbus degenii, Hungary, Budapest, botanical garden, 31.viii.2018 © László Érsek; det Erik van Nieukerken same mine, closer look another specimen tenanted mine larva Sorbus torminalis, Czechia, North Bohemia, Děčín © Jindra Černý mine Rather short, full…

Crataegus host plants

…mine triangular, between two lateral veins, or between a lateral vein and the leaf margin; initial corridor largely overrun by the secondary blotch; larva yellow: Stigmella perpygmaeella 23b mine tresspassing over the lateral veins, initial corridor not overrun; larva green: Stigmella crataegella 24a mine begins upon the petiole => 25…

Amelanchier host plants

…corridor almost not widened in the end: Stigmella magdalenae 10b corridor clearly widened in the end => 11 11a frass occupies about 1/3 of the width of the corridor: Stigmella mespilicola 11b frass occupies at least 1/2 of the corridor widt: Stigmella hybnerella 12a mine small, no folds in lower…

Cotoneaster host plants

…of setae => 22 22a larvae in May-October; segment 9 dorsally spinulose: Stigmella hybnerella 22b larvae in July and September-October; segment 9 dorsally not spinulose: Stigmella mespilicola 23a case 8-11 mm; mouth angle 90°: Coleophora hemerobiella 23b case 6-7 mm, mouth angle 60°: Coleophora spinella (but see also C. coracipennella,…

genus Sorbus host plant genus

…malifoliella leaf miner Lyonetiidae Lyonetia clerkella leaf miner Lyonetiidae Lyonetia prunifoliella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella hahniella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella hybnerella leaf miner doubtful Nepticulidae Stigmella incognitella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella magdalenae leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella mespilicola leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella nylandriella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella oxyacanthella leaf miner Nepticulidae…

Sorbus host plants

…narrow central line: Stigmella magdalenae 18b corridor winds freely through the leaf; frass coiled => 19 19a larva in June-July: Stigmella nylandriella 19b larva in September-November => 20 20a larva: meso- and metanotum with 10 setae: Stigmella nylandriella 20b meso- and metanotum with 9 setae (rare on Sorbus): Stigmella oxyacanthella…

genus Cotoneaster host plant genus

…sorbi leaf miner Lyonetiidae Leucoptera malifoliella leaf miner Lyonetiidae Lyonetia clerkella leaf miner Lyonetiidae Lyonetia prunifoliella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella hybnerella leaf miner doubtful Nepticulidae Stigmella incognitella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella magdalenae leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella mespilicola leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella oxyacanthella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella sorbi leaf miner Yponomeutidae…

Sorbus aria host plant species

…miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter corylifoliella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter deschkai leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter mespilella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter sorbi leaf miner Lyonetiidae Lyonetia clerkella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella hybnerella leaf miner doubtful Nepticulidae Stigmella incognitella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella magdalenae leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella mespilicola leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella nylandriella…

Sorbus torminalis host plant species

…miner rarely Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter leucographella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter mespilella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter oxyacanthae leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter sorbi leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella hahniella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella hybnerella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella magdalenae leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella mespilicola leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella torminalis leaf pustule aecia Pucciniales Gymnosporangium…

genus Amelanchier host plant genus

…miner Gracillariidae Parornix anguliferella leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix ornatella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter deschkai leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter mespilella leaf miner Lyonetiidae Leucoptera malifoliella leaf miner Lyonetiidae Lyonetia clerkella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella hybnerella leaf miner doubtful Nepticulidae Stigmella magdalenae leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella mespilicola leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella oxyacanthella…

Sorbus degenii host plant species

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella mespilicola

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Amelanchier parviflora host plant species

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella mespilicola

Cotoneaster racemiflorus host plant species

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella mespilicola stem gall Santalaceae Viscum album…

Cotoneaster salicifolius host plant species

willow-leaved cotoneaster organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf vagrant Diptilomiopidae Rhyncaphytoptus pauciannulatus leaf vagrant Aphididae Aphis gossypii leaf miner Lyonetiidae Lyonetia clerkella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella mespilicola leaf gall Aphididae Aphis pomi…

Sorbus latifolia host plant species

broad-leaved whitebeam organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf down Erysiphales Podosphaera aucupariae leaf down Erysiphales Podosphaera niesslii leaf leaf spot Venturiales Venturia inaequalis leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella mespilicola leaf pustule aecia Pucciniales Gymnosporangium clavariiforme leaf pustule aecia Pucciniales Gymnosporangium confusum leaf pustule aecia Pucciniales Gymnosporangium cornutum leaf…