Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Argyresthia retinella parasite

Argyresthia retinella Zeller, 1839 netted argent on Betula parasite Eggs are deposited on/under lichens on the branches. Freshly hatched, bright yellow larve bore into a bud (if the do not perish in the sticky resin the covers the buds). Older larvae also bore in the pith of the shoot and…

genus Betula host plant genus

…Rhynchitidae Byctiscus betulae leaf gall larva main Rhynchitidae Deporaus betulae stem gall Prodoxidae Lampronia fuscatella stem borer larva Rhynchitidae Temnocerus nanus stem borer larva Rhynchitidae Temnocerus longiceps stem borer Yponomeutidae Argyresthia glaucinella stem borer Yponomeutidae Argyresthia retinella leaf vagrant Tenthredinidae Caliroa annulipes leaf vagrant Tenthredinidae Pristiphora testacea stem scale Diaspididae…

genus Quercus host plant genus

…nitens stem borer Yponomeutidae Argyresthia glaucinella stem borer doubtful Yponomeutidae Argyresthia retinella stem scale Kermesidae Nidularia pulvinata leaf scale Aleyrodidae Aleuroviggianus halperini leaf scale Aleyrodidae Aleuroviggianus polymorphus leaf scale Aleyrodidae Aleuroviggianus zonalus leaf scale Aleyrodidae Aleuroviggianus adanaensis leaf scale Aleyrodidae Aleuroviggianus graecus leaf scale Aleyrodidae Aleuroviggianus adrianae leaf scale Aleyrodidae…

genus Salix host plant genus

…Byctiscus betulae stem borer larva Rhynchitidae Neocoenorrhinus germanicus stem borer larva main Rhynchitidae Temnocerus longiceps stem borer larva Rhynchitidae Temnocerus nanus stem borer larva Rhynchitidae Temnocerus tomentosus leaf gall larva rarely Attelabidae Apoderus coryli stem borer Yponomeutidae Argyresthia pygmaeella stem borer doubtful Yponomeutidae Argyresthia retinella leaf scale Aleyrodidae Bemisia afer…

Betula pubescens host plant species

…Aculus megacrinis flower borer larva Curculionidae Coeliodinus phrymos flower borer larva Curculionidae Coeliodinus nigritarsis leaf gall larva main Rhynchitidae Deporaus betulae stem borer Yponomeutidae Argyresthia retinella leaf vagrant Tenthredinidae Caliroa annulipes stem vagrant Aphididae Stomaphis quercus leaf vagrant Tenthredinidae Pristiphora testacea stem borer Sesiidae Synanthedon scoliaeformis stem borer Sesiidae Synanthedon…

Salix caprea host plant species

…Rhynchitidae Caenorhinus mannerheimii leaf gall larva main Rhynchitidae Byctiscus betulae stem borer larva Rhynchitidae Temnocerus nanus stem borer larva Rhynchitidae Temnocerus tomentosus stem borer larva Rhynchitidae Neocoenorrhinus germanicus stem borer Yponomeutidae Argyresthia pygmaeella stem borer doubtful Yponomeutidae Argyresthia retinella leaf vagrant Aphididae Cavariella intermedia leaf vagrant Tenthredinidae Caliroa annulipes stem…