Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

October, 2020 news

new pictures Aceria obiones; Adelges tardus; Andricus quercuscalicis; Aphalara freji; Callisto denticulella; Caloptilia cf populetorum; Cameraria ohridella; Chromatomyia aprilina; Coptotriche marginea; Diplocarpon mespili; Dyseriocrania subpurpurella; Gilletteella cooleyi; Jaapiella jaapiana; Parornix carpinella; Peronospora tabacina; Phyllonorycter connexella; Phytomyza lycopi; Psyllopsis fraxini; Scolioneura betuleti; Siphoninus phillyreae; Stigmella aceris, samiatella; Taphrina farlowii.

genus Cotoneaster host plant genus

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf hidden Gelechiidae Athrips mouffetella systemic film Peronosporaceae Phytophthora cambivora leaf leaf spot Venturiaceae Venturia inaequalis stem kanker Nectriaceae Fusarium lateritium fruit vagrant Lygaeidae Horvathiolus superbus leaf vagrant Pentatomidae Mustha longispinis leaf vagrant Acanthosomatidae Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale root vagrant larva Curculionidae Otiorhynchus crataegi leaf vagrant adult Curculionidae Otiorhynchus […]

genus Crataegus host plant genus

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf vagrant Geometridae Nychiodes obscuraria systemic scale Diaspididae Parlatoria oleae stem scale Coccidae Saissetia oleae root film Helicobasidiaceae Helicobasidium purpureum stem gall Nectriaceae Neonectria ditissima stem kanker Botryosphaeriaceae Botryosphaeria quercuum stem kanker Botryosphaeriaceae Sphaeropsis sumachi root film Plectosphaerellaceae Verticillium dahliae leaf leaf spot Mycosphaerellaceae Pseudocercospora crataegi leaf […]

Pyrus communis host plant species

pear synonym: Pirus communis organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite unknown scale Diaspididae Diaspidiotus marani stem gall Elachistidae Blastodacna libanotica stem borer Prodoxidae Lampronia aeripennella systemic film Peronosporaceae Phytophthora citrophthora leaf leaf spot Venturiaceae Venturia inaequalis leaf leaf spot Pleosporaceae Alternaria tenuissima stem kanker Dermateaceae Pezicula corticola stem kanker Dermateaceae Cryptosporiopsis corticola leaf […]

Malus astracanica host plant species

synonym: Pyrus astracanica organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora hemerobiella leaf miner rarely Gracillariidae Callisto denticulella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter blancardella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella malella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella oxyacanthella

Malus baccata host plant species

synonym: Pyrus baccata organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf leaf spot Venturiales Venturia inaequalis leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora hemerobiella leaf miner Gracillariidae Callisto denticulella leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix petiolella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter blancardella leaf miner Lyonetiidae Leucoptera malifoliella leaf miner Lyonetiidae Lyonetia clerkella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella desperatella leaf miner Nepticulidae […]

Malus domestica host plant species

apple synonym: Malus paradisiaca, sylvestris subp. mitis; Pirus, Pyrus, paradisiaca, malus According to the Euro+Med PlantBase (2019), the correct name of the common apple is: Malus pumila; this is not followed here. organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite unknown scale Diaspididae Diaspidiotus marani unknown unknown Coccidae Didesmococcus unifasciatus root vagrant larva Curculionidae Otiorhynchus […]

Malus floribunda host plant species

japanese crab organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf scale Aleyrodidae Siphoninus phillyreae leaf scale Coccidae Pulvinaria hydrangeae leaf down Erysiphales Podosphaera leucotricha leaf gall Aphididae Dysaphis devecta leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora hemerobiella leaf miner Gracillariidae Callisto denticulella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter blancardella leaf miner Lyonetiidae Leucoptera malifoliella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella incognitella […]

Malus fusca host plant species

synonym: Pyrus rivularis organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf scale Aleyrodidae Siphoninus phillyreae leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora hemerobiella leaf miner Gracillariidae Callisto denticulella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter blancardella leaf miner Lyonetiidae Lyonetia clerkella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella malella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella oxyacanthella leaf vagrant Aphididae Aphis spiraecola

Malus ringo host plant species

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora hemerobiella leaf miner Gelechiidae Recurvaria nanella leaf miner Gracillariidae Callisto denticulella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter blancardella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella malella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella oxyacanthella leaf vagrant Eriophyidae Aculus schlechtendali

Malus sylvestris host plant species

crab apple synonym: Malus acerba, communis & subsp. sylvestris, kirghisorum; Pirus acerba, malus var. silvestris; Pyrus sylvestris organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite unknown scale Diaspididae Diaspidiotus kaussarii unknown scale Diaspididae Diaspidiotus marani systemic scale Diaspididae Parlatoria oleae leaf leaf spot Dothideomycetes incertae sedis Asteromella pomi stem pustule Didymellaceae Didymella macrostoma root film […]

genus Malus host plant genus

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite stem scale Coccidae Eulecanium ciliatum unknown scale Diaspididae Diaspidiotus marani unknown scale Diaspididae Diaspidiotus kaussarii unknown unknown Coccidae Didesmococcus unifasciatus root vagrant larva Curculionidae Otiorhynchus cribricollis fruit down Sclerotiniaceae Monilinia laxa leaf bud Camarosporiaceae Camarosporium karstenii leaf bud down Botryosphaeriaceae Diplodia griffonii stem kanker Botryosphaeriaceae Botryosphaeria quercuum […]

Malus x purpurea host plant species

purple crab organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf vagrant Tetranychidae Eotetranychus tiliarium leaf down Erysiphales Podosphaera leucotricha leaf leaf spot Venturiales Venturia inaequalis leaf gall Eriophyidae Eriophyes mali leaf gall Eriophyidae Phyllocoptes malinus leaf miner Gracillariidae Callisto denticulella leaf miner Nepticulidae Bohemannia pulverosella leaf vagrant Eriophyidae Aculus schlechtendali leaf gall Aphididae Aphis […]

genus Pyrus host plant genus

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite unknown scale Diaspididae Diaspidiotus marani leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora coracipennella leaf vagrant Geometridae Nychiodes obscuraria stem gall Elachistidae Blastodacna libanotica stem borer Prodoxidae Lampronia aeripennella leaf vagrant spring generation Aphididae Rhopalosiphum oxyacanthae systemic film Peronosporaceae Phytophthora citrophthora leaf leaf spot Mycosphaerellaceae Mycosphaerella pyri leaf leaf spot Mycosphaerellaceae […]

Malus host plants

Malus apple (For a dichotomous table for galls on Malus by Hans Roskam click here) Dichotomous table for leafminers 1a mine in fallen leaves: Neocoenorrhinus pauxillus 1b small blotch, eventually with a circular excision => 2 1c tentiform mine => 3 1d primary blotch without preceding corridor or excision => 9 1e corridor from start […]

Phyllonorycter corylifoliella parasite

Phyllonorycter corylifoliella (Hübner, 1796) hawthorn midget Crataegus monogyna, Duin en Kruidberg Cydonia oblonga, Hungary, Szada, 15.vii.2018 © László Érsek: very young mine opened mine with cocoon and pupa larva pupa, dorsal… … ventral Sorbus aucuparia, Amsterdam Crataegus monogyna, Pietersberg Prunus serotina, Burgh-Haamstede, Zeepeduinen: a very unusual hostplant Corylus avellana, Flevoland, Reve-Abbertbos © Hans Jonkman mine […]

Callisto denticulella parasite

Callisto denticulella (Thunberg, 1794) garden apple slender on Malus Malus domestica, Hungary, Mosonmagyaróvár, 25.vii.2012 © László Érsek detail leaf fold underside; the fold is kept in position with much silk opened fold with larva Malus domestica, Belgium, prov. Hainaut, Monceau-sur-Sambre, 11.vii.2011 © Jean-Yves Baugnée Malus domestica, Belgium, prov. Liège, Liège, Sclessin13.ix.2009 © Jean-Yves Baugnée young […]

Pyrus host plants

Pyrus pear Incl. x Sorbopyrus (For a dichotomous table for galls on Pyrus by Hans Roskam click here) Dichotomous table for leafminers 1a mine in fallen leaves: Neocoenorrhinus pauxillus 1b mine with an excision: Incurvaria pectinea 1c tentiform mine => 2 1d blotch, without a preceding corridor => 7 1e corridor from start to end […]

September, 2016 news

New species for the Benelux Caryocolum vicinella, Phytomyza thalictricola. New species for Belgium Phytomyza thysselini. Tuta absoluta found on Solanum dulcamara, nigrum, triflorum. New pictures Aceria granati, lycopersici; Acidia cognata; Aculops allotrichus; Agrobacterium tumefaciens; Amauromyza flavifrons; Anoecia corni; Bucculatrix ulmella; Callisto denticulella, elongella, falconipennella; Caloptilia azoaleella, cuculipennella, cf robustella; Contarinia dipsacearum, subulifex; Epermenia chaerophyllella; Erysiphe […]

Cotoneaster host plants

Cotoneaster cotoneaster Dichotomous table for leafminers 1a mine in fallen leaves: Neocoenorrhinus pauxillus 1b tentiform mine, > 1 cm => 2 1c small (max. 1 cm) tentiform or blotch mine => 8 1d blotch, > 1 cm, without an initial corridor => 15 1e corridor, > 1 cm, may be widened towards then end => […]

Parthenocissus host plants

Parthenocissus virginia creeper Dichotomous table for leafminers 1a small blotch, from which eventually an oval excision is cut: Asilanta oinophylla 1b galls, etc => Tables for all parasites per species Hering (1957a) mentions a case of xenophagy by Callisto denticulella.