Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Argyresthia curvella parasite

Argyresthia curvella (Linnaeus, 1761) brindled argent, apple blossom tineid on Malus Malus domestica, France, dép Hautes-Alpes, Saint-Julien-en-Beauchêne, 2.v.2019 © Ruben Meert other image destroyed flower 27.v.2019: vacated cocoon gall the larva lives in the closed bud, feeding on the internal parts of the flower. The buds remains closed because the…

Anthonomus pomorum parasite

…pear. parasitoids, predators Pteromalus obscurus, varians. notes young, not yet browned galls can easily be mistaken for an infestation by Argyresthia curvella. references Avgın & Colonnelli (2011a), Baviera & Caldara (2020a), Buhr (1964a, 1965a), Cobo, Ribes & Pujade-Villar (2016a), Colonnelli, Osella & Cornacchia (2011a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Delbol (2013a),…

genus Malus host plant genus

…larva Rhynchitidae Rhynchites bacchus fruit borer larva Rhynchitidae Tatianaerhynchites aequatus stem borer Yponomeutidae Argyresthia ivella fruit borer Yponomeutidae Argyresthia conjugella leaf scale Aleyrodidae Siphoninus phillyreae leaf miner Rhynchitidae Neocoenorrhinus pauxillus leaf scale Aleyrodidae Aleurocanthus spiniferus leaf vagrant spring generation doubtful Aphididae Rhopalosiphum nymphaeae leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella stettinensis leaf scale…

Malus domestica host plant species

…vagrant Diptilomiopidae Rhinotergum schestovici stem borer spring generation rarely Gelechiidae Anarsia lineatella fruit borer summer generation Gelechiidae Anarsia lineatella leaf vagrant Choreutidae Choreutis pariana stem miner Elachistidae Blastodacna atra stem gall Diaspididae Chionaspis salicis leaf down Erysiphales Phyllactinia mali stem borer Yponomeutidae Argyresthia ivella fruit borer Yponomeutidae Argyresthia conjugella leaf…

Malus sylvestris host plant species

…gall Psyllidae Cacopsylla melanoneura leaf vagrant Aphididae Aphis spiraecola flower borer Yponomeutidae Argyresthia curvella flower gall Curculionidae Anthonomus pomorum leaf down Erysiphales Phyllactinia mali leaf down Erysiphales Podosphaera leucotricha leaf leaf spot Venturiales Venturia inaequalis leaf gall Aphididae Aphis pomi leaf gall Cecidomyiidae Dasineura mali leaf gall Eriophyidae Epitrimerus malimarginemtorquens…

May, 2017 news

New hostplant Aulagromyza hendeliana: Lonicera rupicola New pictures Acalitus longisetosus; Aceria campestricola, tenuis; Acericecis campestre; Albugo hohenheimia; Andricus inflator; Anthonomus pomorum; Argyresthia curvella; Bayeriola thymicola; Braueriella phillyreae; Calophya rhois; Cinara pini; Cladosporium uredinicola; Coleophora albidella, gryphipennella; Coleosporium tussilaginis; Cytisus scoparius heksenbezem / witches’ broom; Dasineura lotharingiae; Dicerura iridis; Diplocarpon rosae;…