Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Bucculatrix cristatella parasite

Bucculatrix cristatella (Zeller, 1839) crested bent-wing Klimesch (1942a). mine Initially an extremely fine corridor along the leaf margin; these mines mainly in the lower leaves. Frass in a narrow central line. The larva can leave its mine and restart elsewhere. Older larvae live free, and feed by slicing open the margin of a leaf segment […]

genus Achillea host plant genus

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite root scale Eriococcidae Anophococcus cingulatus root scale Pseudococcidae Heliococcus radicicola root scale Pseudococcidae Pelionella tritubulata root scale Coccidae Rhizopulvinaria artemisiae root scale Pseudococcidae Pararhodania armena root scale Pseudococcidae Phenacoccus pumilus stem vagrant Flatidae Metcalfa pruinosa leaf scale doubtful Eriococcidae Anophococcus pseudinsignis root scale Pseudococcidae Peliococcus turanicus unknown […]

genus Chrysanthemum host plant genus

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf scale Aleyrodidae Bemisia tabaci leaf scale Coccidae Coccus hesperidum stem vagrant Flatidae Metcalfa pruinosa stem scale Pseudococcidae Phenacoccus solenopsis root collar borer Psilidae Chamaepsila bicolor unknown scale Rhizoecidae Ripersiella periolana leaf vagrant Noctuidae Spodoptera frugiperda unknown unknown Psilidae Chamaepsila limbatella flower vagrant Thripidae Thrips conferticornis flower […]

genus Leucanthemopsis host plant genus

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite root scale Ortheziidae Arctorthezia cataphracta flower hidden Phlaeothripidae Haplothrips janetscheki leaf vagrant Tortricidae Aterpia anderreggana root borer Tortricidae Dichrorampha harpeana stem borer Tortricidae Dichrorampha chavanneana root collar borer Tortricidae Dichrorampha bugnionana leaf miner Agromyzidae Chromatomyia horticola stem vagrant Aphididae Aphis craccivora leaf leaf spot Entylomatales Entyloma matricariae […]

genus Matricaria host plant genus

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite root scale Pseudococcidae Phenacoccus pumilus unknown scale Pseudococcidae Atrococcus arakelianae unknown scale Pseudococcidae Phenacoccus persimplex flower hidden Thripidae Thrips nigropilosus unknown borer larva doubtful Curculionidae Trichosirocalus rufulus leaf hidden Thripidae Thrips angusticeps flower hidden Thripidae Thrips meridionalis flower hidden Thripidae Thrips pillichi unknown unknown Phlaeothripidae Haplothrips bluncki […]

Achillea aspleniifolia host plant species

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite flower predator Aeolothripidae Aeolothrips collaris flower hidden Thripidae Frankliniella occidentalis leaf hidden Thripidae Thrips tabaci flower predator Phlaeothripidae Haplothrips reuteri leaf pustule aecia Pucciniales Endophyllum sempervivi leaf down Erysiphales Golovinomyces macrocarpus leaf miner Bucculatricidae Bucculatrix cristatella

Achillea collina host plant species

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite stem vagrant Flatidae Metcalfa pruinosa leaf vagrant Aphalaridae Craspedolepta bulgarica leaf down Erysiphales Golovinomyces macrocarpus leaf gall Psyllidae Craspedolepta nervosa leaf miner Bucculatricidae Bucculatrix cristatella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora follicularis leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora ptarmicia leaf pustule telia Pucciniales Puccinia millefolii leaf vagrant Aphididae Macrosiphoniella usquertensis

Achillea millefolium host plant species

yarrow synonym: Achillea borealis, lanulosa, magna organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite root scale Eriococcidae Anophococcus cingulatus root scale Pseudococcidae Heliococcus radicicola root scale Pseudococcidae Pelionella tritubulata leaf scale doubtful Eriococcidae Anophococcus pseudinsignis unknown unknown adult Curculionidae Cycloderes pilosulus leaf vagrant adult Curculionidae Romualdius scaber unknown unknown Phlaeothripidae Haplothrips anthemidinus unknown borer larva […]

Cota tinctoria host plant species

yellow chamomille synonym: Anthemis kelwayi, tinctoria, subtinctoria organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite flower hidden Thripidae Thrips atratus flower hidden Thripidae Thrips nigropilosus unknown unknown Phlaeothripidae Haplothrips minisetosus flower predator Aeolothripidae Aeolothrips intermedius flower hidden Aeolothripidae Aeolothrips verbasci flower hidden Thripidae Chirothrips manicatus flower hidden Thripidae Thrips praetermissus flower hidden Thripidae Thrips vulgatissimus […]

Leucanthemopsis alpina host plant species

synonym: Chrysanthemum alpinum organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite root scale Ortheziidae Arctorthezia cataphracta leaf vagrant Tortricidae Aterpia anderreggana root borer Tortricidae Dichrorampha harpeana stem borer Tortricidae Dichrorampha chavanneana root collar borer Tortricidae Dichrorampha bugnionana leaf miner Agromyzidae Chromatomyia horticola leaf leaf spot Entylomatales Entyloma matricariae leaf leaf spot Taphrinales Protomycopsis chrysanthemi leaf […]

Achillea host plants

Achillea sneezewort, yarrow, milfoil Incl. Diotis, Otanthus, Ptarmica. (For a dichotomous table for galls on Achillea by Hans Roskam click here) Dichotomous table for leafminers 1a fleck mine => 2 1b corridor or blotch => 9 1c galls, etc => Tables for all parasites per species 2a case helicoidal; holes in the mines not neatly […]

Matricaria host plants

Matricaria wild chamomille, pineapple weed, rayless mayweed Incl. Anthemis, Cota, Tripleurospermum (For a dichotomous table for galls on Matricaria by Hans Roskam click here) (For a dichotomous table for galls on Anthemis by Hans Roskam click here) Dichotomous table for leafminers 1a fleck mine: Coleophora follicularis 1b corridor and or blotch mine=> 2 1c galls, […]

Leucanthemopsis host plants

Leucanthemopsis Dichotomous table for leafminers 1a initially a hair-thin corridor along the leaf margin; older larvae make blotch mines from the leaf margin: Bucculatrix cristatella 1b gallery from begin to end, not unusually narrow; pupation within the mine: Chromatomyia ciliata 1c galls, etc => Tables for all parasites per species Not included in the key: […]