Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

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,…

Callisto denticulella larva parasite

Malus sylvestris, Belgium, prov. Namur, Couvin, Pétigny © Stéphane Claerebout Malus domestica, Belgium, prov. Hainaut, Monceau-sur-Sambre; © Jean-Yves Baugnée 08/08/2015…

Pyrus host plants

…or silvery; positioned over a vein => 4 3b mine silvery, later orange-brown, between two veins: Callisto denticulella 4a fully developed mine silvery white, without black speckles: Phyllonorycter leucographella 4b fully developed mine dirty grey because of many black speckles on the upper epidermis: Phyllonorycter corylifoliella 5a mine epidermal, silvery,…

Malus host plants

…mine silvery-white, without dark speckles: Phyllonorycter leucographella 5b fully developed mine dirty white because of many dark speckles: Phyllonorycter corylifoliella 6a mine remains rather flat; silvery at first, laer mostly orange brown: Callisto denticulella 6b mine very strongly contracted, remains silvery: Parornix petiolella 7a mine epidermal, silvery, later mostly orange…

Cotoneaster host plants

…head black with brown and white lines: Scythropia crataegella 11a blotch or tentiform mine => 12 11b gallery => 14 12a mine full depth (rarely on this hostplant): Parornix devoniella 12b mine upper-surface or lower-surface => 13 13a mountain species: Callisto pfaffenzelleri 13b lowland species: Callisto denticulella 14a mine strongly…

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….

Phyllonorycter corylifoliella parasite

…palissade parenchyma (van Frankenhuyzen, 1975a). This patch distinguishes the mine of corylifoliella from that of Callisto denticulella (van Frankenhuyzen & Freriks, 1975b). The mines strongly resembles those of Ph. leucographella, a species that only since 1991 belongs to the Dutch fauna (Stigter & van Frankenhuyzen, 1991a). This species basically lives…

genus Cotoneaster host plant genus

…miner Coleophoridae Coleophora trigeminella leaf miner Curculionidae Rhamphus oxyacanthae leaf miner Gelechiidae Recurvaria nanella leaf miner rarely Gracillariidae Callisto denticulella leaf miner Gracillariidae Callisto pfaffenzelleri leaf miner rarely Gracillariidae Parornix devoniella leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix scoticella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter corylifoliella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter deschkai leaf miner rarely Gracillariidae…

genus Pyrus host plant genus

…kroneella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora spinella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora violacea leaf miner Curculionidae Rhamphus oxyacanthae leaf miner Gelechiidae Recurvaria nanella leaf miner rarely Gracillariidae Callisto denticulella leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix anguliferella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter anceps leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter corylifoliella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter hostis leaf miner rarely…

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…

Malus domestica host plant species

…siccifolia leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora serratella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora spinella leaf miner Gelechiidae Recurvaria nanella leaf miner Gracillariidae Callisto denticulella leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix petiolella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter blancardella leaf miner rarely Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter cerasicolella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter corylifoliella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter gerasimowi leaf miner Gracillariidae…

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…

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…

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

…miner Gracillariidae Callisto denticulella leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix petiolella leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix scoticella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter blancardella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter corylifoliella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter sorbi leaf miner Incurvariidae Incurvaria oehlmanniella leaf miner Incurvariidae Incurvaria pectinea leaf miner Lyonetiidae Lyonetia clerkella leaf miner Nepticulidae Bohemannia pulverosella leaf…

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…

Pyrus communis host plant species

…leaf miner main Coleophoridae Coleophora kroneella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora spinella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora violacea leaf miner Curculionidae Rhamphus oxyacanthae leaf miner Gelechiidae Recurvaria nanella leaf miner rarely Gracillariidae Callisto denticulella leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix anguliferella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter anceps leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter corylifoliella leaf miner Gracillariidae…

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 Malus host plant genus

…Coleophora spinella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora trigeminella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora violacea leaf miner Curculionidae Rhamphus oxyacanthae leaf miner Gelechiidae Recurvaria nanella leaf miner Gracillariidae Callisto denticulella leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix petiolella leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix scoticella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter anceps leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter blancardella leaf miner rarely…

genus Crataegus host plant genus

…Coleophoridae Coleophora prunifoliae leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora serratella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora siccifolia leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora spinella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora trigeminella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora violacea leaf miner main Curculionidae Rhamphus oxyacanthae leaf miner Curculionidae Rhamphus subaeneus leaf miner Gelechiidae Recurvaria nanella leaf miner rarely Gracillariidae Callisto denticulella

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…