Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Argyresthia svenssoni parasite

Argyresthia svenssoni Bengtsson & Johansson, 2012 on Picea parasite The larva initially bores into a bud near the tip of a shoot, next lives as a borer in the pith. After hibernation it continues feeding, then in May prepares an exit opening at the underside of the shoot. The pupa rests in the shoot. The […]

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 parasite The larva bores in […]

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 atricollis; Endothenia lapideana; Ephestia welseriella; […]