Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Bucculatrix ainsliella pupa parasite

Bucculatrix ainsliella Quercus rubra, Hoenderloo, Hoge Veluwe (exuvium): th 2-3, ab d1-2 abd 3-4 and 4, anterior part, in detail abd 7-10 detail of abd 10, dorsal view abd 1-2 On the basis of the key by Patočka & Turčáni (2005a) ainsliella stands next to B. frangutella and demaryella. The…

Bucculatrix ainsliella parasite

Bucculatrix ainsliella Murtfeldt, 1905 Quercus rubra, Wezep © Erik van Nieukerken detail mine Tiny, full depth gallery, often in a vein axil, apart from the larval chamber almost completely filled with blackish brown frass. The mine starts at an iridescent egg shell next to a thick vein. Older larvae live…

Bucculatrix ainsliella larva host plants, parasite

Bucculatrix ainsliella Quercus rubra, Wezep © Erik van Nieukerken 16/07/2011…

Bucculatrix ainsliella cocoon parasite

Bucculatrix ainsliella Quercus rubra, Wezep © Erik van Nieukerken Quercus rubra, Hoenderloo, Hoge Veluwe: a parasitoid has emerged from this coccon out of this cocoon, with a nice fringe at its frontal end, an imago has succesfully emerged The cocoon is snow white. 31/10/2011…

Quercus host plants

…albifasciella 19a mine < 1 cm, hook-shaped, in a vein axil => 20 19b mine longer, not in a vein axil => 22 20a on Quercus robur: Bucculatrix ulmella 20b on Quercus rubra => 21 21a free living larva grey, mottled with white; cocoon cream or yellowish: Bucculatrix ulmella 21b…

Quercus rubra host plant species

Bucculatrix ainsliella leaf miner Bucculatricidae Bucculatrix ulmella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora currucipennella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora flavipennella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora kuehnella leaf miner Curculionidae Orchestes quercus leaf miner Eriocraniidae Dyseriocrania subpurpurella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter sublautella leaf miner Gracillariidae Acrocercops brongniardella leaf miner Nepticulidae Ectoedemia albifasciella leaf miner Nepticulidae…

genus Quercus host plant genus

…carueli leaf gall Eriophyidae Acaricalus cristatus leaf gall spring generation Phylloxeridae Acanthochermes quercus leaf gall Phylloxeridae Phylloxera glabra leaf gall Taphrinales Taphrina caerulescens leaf gall Taphrinales Taphrina kruchii leaf gall Triozidae Trioza ilicina leaf gall Triozidae Trioza remota leaf gall Triozidae Trioza soniae leaf miner Bucculatricidae Bucculatrix ainsliella leaf miner…

July, 2011 news

New miner for the fauna of Belgium Phytomyza heringiana. New miner for the fauna of the Netherlands (see Microlepidoptera.nl for the full story) Bucculatrix ainsliella….