Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Stigmella ulmiphaga parasite

Stigmella ulmiphaga (Preissecker, 1942) mine Mines cannot be distinguished from those of St. ulmivora (van Nieukerken ao, 2004a), although Hering believed that the narrow, continuous frass line that more or less is characteristic of ulmivora, is interrupted in its middle part in ulmiphaga by a series of coils. host plants…

Ulmus host plants

…beginning of the mine (mostly in a vein axil): Coleophora limosipennella (youth mine) 18b frass remains in the mine: Coleophora badiipennella (youth mine) ** Very occasionally a Stigmella can show a pathological behaviour that resembles this: pseudo-Bucculatrix“ Not included in the key: Apterona gracilis; Ectoedemia preisseckeri; Orchestes quedenfeldtii; Stigmella ulmiphaga….

genus Ulmus host plant genus

…Coleophora violacea leaf miner Curculionidae Orchestes quedenfeldtii 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 Stigmella ulmiphaga leaf miner Nepticulidae…

Ulmus glabra host plant species

Stigmella ulmiphaga leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella ulmivora leaf miner Tenthredinidae Fenusa ulmi leaf vagrant Diptilomiopidae Rhinophytoptus concinnus stem borer Cecidomyiidae Coniophora autumnalis leaf gall spring generation rarely Aphididae Colopha compressa leaf vagrant Aphididae Tinocallis takachihoensis leaf vagrant rarely Aphididae Tinocallis platani stem scale Coccidae Eulecanium tiliae leaf gall spring generation…