Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Argyresthia glabratella parasite

Argyresthia glabratella (Zeller, 1847) spruce argent on Picea Picea abies, Belgium, prov. Antwerp, Retie, Prinsenpark, 20.iv.2015 © Carina Van Steenwinkel the needles at the tip of the shoot turn yellow … and are dropped pupation takes places in the tunnel the exuvium protrudes from the opening detail of the pupa…

Argyresthia svenssoni parasite

…notes Both in appearance of the imago and in biologie the species closely resembles A. glabratella. In contrast to that species the exit opening is located close to the tip of the shoot; glabratella feeds over a longer trajectory (2-3 cm). references Bengtsson & Johansson (2012a), Modlinger & Liška (2016a)….

Argyresthia glabratella pupa parasite

Picea abiies, Belgium, prov. Antwerp, Retie, Prinsenpark, 20.iv.2015 © Carina Van Steenwinkel: pupa, lateral head and thorax, ventral abdomen end, lateraal abdomen end, ventral references Patočka & Turčáni (2005a)….

September, 2018 news

new miner for the Benelux Cosmopterix orichalcea new pictures Aceria hippophaena, vitalbae; Adelges tardus; Aphis craccivora; Aproceros leucopoda; Argyresthia glabratella; Ascochyta caulina; Aulacidea hieracii; Aulagromyza similis; Carulaspis juniperi; Chromatomyia ramosa, soldanellae; Clinodiplosis cilicrus; Coleosporium tussilaginis; Commophila aeneana; Cosmopterix pulchrimella; Cryptomyzus galeopsidis; Dasineura berberidis, epilobii, phyteumatis; Diastrophus mayri; Dothidella ulmi; Ectoedemia…