Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Stigmella naturnella parasite

Stigmella naturnella (Klimesch, 1936) Betula pubescens, Belgium, prov. Limbourg, Halen, Zwarte Beek-Bakel, 6.viii.2017 © Carina Van Steenwinkel, det. Erik van Nieukerken occupied mine (from van Nieukerken, 2020a) mine Egg at upper- or underside of the leaf, usually free from a vein and close to the leaf edge. Long, slender, more or less sinuous corridor with […]

March, 2022 news

new pictures Abacarus hystrix; Aceria salviae; Aecidium clematidis; Blumeria graminis; Diplocarpon rosae; Melanopsichium pennsylvanicum; Metopolophium dirhodum; Nannfeldtiomyces sparganii; Ostrinia nubilalis; Phylloxera glabra; Seifertia azaleae; Sitobion avenae; Stigmella naturnella; Tracya hydrocharidis; T. lemnae; Uromyces ficariae. New menu item providing a short history of the website, and some data of its actual size: Backgrounds > History of […]

Baran T, 2013a.

New faunistic and host records of Lepidoptera from Poland, with Stigmella naturnella (Klimesch, 1936) reported for the first time. – Polish Journal of Entomology 82: 25-33.

genus Betula host plant genus

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite stem scale Steingeliidae Steingelia gorodetskia leaf vagrant adult Curculionidae Simo hirticornis root vagrant Curculionidae Peritelus sphaeroides Curculionidae Phyllobius oblongus seeds vagrant Carabidae Amara communis flower hidden Thripidae Ceratothrips ericae leaf predator Phlaeothripidae Haplothrips kurdjumovi leaf predator Aeolothripidae Aeolothrips melaleucus flower hidden Thripidae Thrips vulgatissimus leaf predator Aeolothripidae […]

Betula pendula host plant species

silver birch synonym: Betula aetnensis, glutinosa Wallroth, oycowiensis Rchb., verrucosa organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite stem scale Steingeliidae Steingelia gorodetskia leaf vagrant doubtful Thripidae Thrips alni stem borer Cerambycidae Anoplophora chinensis stem borer Curculionidae Xyleborinus attenuatus leaf vagrant main Thripidae Mycterothrips consociatus leaf predator Phlaeothripidae Haplothrips kurdjumovi leaf leaf spot anamorph Gnomoniaceae […]

Betula pubescens host plant species

downy birch synonym: Betula alba, borysthenica, carpatica, celtiberica, concinna, coriacea, lenta, murithii, odorata, populifolia, pubescens subsp. carpatica + czerepanovii + odorata + tortuosa, tortuosa organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite flower hidden Thripidae Ceratothrips ericae leaf predator Aeolothripidae Aeolothrips melaleucus leaf vagrant Thripidae Drepanothrips reuteri leaf leaf spot anamorph Gnomoniaceae Gnomonia intermedia leaf […]

Betula host plants

Betula birch (For a dichotomous table for galls on Betula by Hans Roskam click here) Dichotomous table for leafminers 1a mine ends in a round or oval excision => 2 1b blotch without a preceding corridor (or this corridor < 3 mm) => 6 1c blotch preceded by a corridor => 23 1d corridor from […]