Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Caloptilia hemidactylella parasite

Caloptilia hemidactylella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) sycamore slender Acer campestre, Amsterdam: mine and three stages of leaf roll, all of the same shoot the lower surface mine final stage leaf roll mine The larva makes a relatively long, lower surface gallery, that widens into a blotch of 3-4 mm long,…

Caloptilia hemidactylella pupa parasite

Caloptilia hemidactylella Acer campestre, Belgium, Kortrijk: cocoon with exuvium; legit Chris Snyers cremaster frontal projection, lateral; spinulation of abd 5 ridge and depression on the pronotum (right side) Contrary to Patočka & Turčáni (2005a) the frontal projection is blunt. 02/05/2011…

Caloptilia hemidactylella larva parasite

Caloptilia hemidactylella Acer campestre, Belgium, Kortrijk: living larva © Chris Snijers Acer campestre, Amsterdam prolegs proleg lateral; eye patch 02/05/2011…

Acer host plants

…depression; larva greyish yellow: Caloptilia fribergensis 13b no median depression => 14 14a pupa: pronotum with short transverse ridge, more laterally a shallow depression: Caloptilia hemidactylella 14b pupa unknown => 15 15a larva yellow (reliable?); on Acer campestre, pseudoplatanus: Caloptilia hauderi 15b larva pale green; problably only on Acer campestre:…

genus Acer host plant genus

…Coleophora badiipennella leaf miner Gracillariidae Caloptilia fribergensis leaf miner Gracillariidae Caloptilia hauderi leaf miner Gracillariidae Caloptilia hemidactylella leaf miner Gracillariidae Caloptilia honoratella leaf miner Gracillariidae Caloptilia jurateae leaf miner Gracillariidae Caloptilia rufipennella leaf miner Gracillariidae Caloptilia semifascia leaf miner Gracillariidae Cameraria ohridella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter acerifoliella leaf miner Gracillariidae…

Acer pseudoplatanus host plant species

…leaf miner Bucculatricidae Bucculatrix thoracella leaf miner Gracillariidae Caloptilia fribergensis leaf miner Gracillariidae Caloptilia hauderi leaf miner Gracillariidae Caloptilia hemidactylella leaf miner Gracillariidae Caloptilia honoratella leaf miner Gracillariidae Caloptilia rufipennella leaf miner Gracillariidae Cameraria ohridella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter geniculella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella speciosa leaf miner rarely Roeslerstammiidae Roeslerstammia…

Acer campestre host plant species

…leaf gall Eriophyidae Aceria myriadeum leaf gall Eriophyidae Aceria pseudoplatanea leaf gall Eriophyidae Aculops acericola leaf gall Eriophyidae Cecidophyes gymnaspis leaf miner Bucculatricidae Bucculatrix thoracella leaf miner Buprestidae Trachys minutus leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora badiipennella leaf miner Gracillariidae Caloptilia hauderi leaf miner Gracillariidae Caloptilia hemidactylella leaf miner Gracillariidae Caloptilia semifascia…

Acer platanoides host plant species

…leaf gall Eriophyidae Aceria pseudoplatanea leaf gall Eriophyidae Aculops acericola leaf gall Eriophyidae Cecidophyes gymnaspis leaf miner Bucculatricidae Bucculatrix thoracella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora badiipennella leaf miner Gracillariidae Caloptilia hemidactylella leaf miner Gracillariidae Caloptilia jurateae leaf miner Gracillariidae Caloptilia rufipennella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter joannisi leaf miner Incurvariidae Incurvaria oehlmanniella…

Acer saccharinum host plant species

…down Erysiphales Phyllactinia marissalii leaf down Erysiphales Sawadaea bicornis leaf gall Cecidomyiidae Contarinia acerplicans leaf gall Cecidomyiidae Dasineura aceris leaf gall Cecidomyiidae Dasineura irregularis leaf gall rarely Eriophyidae Aceria macrorhyncha leaf gall Eriophyidae Vasates quadripedes leaf miner Gracillariidae Caloptilia hemidactylella leaf miner Gracillariidae Caloptilia rufipennella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella speciosa…

September, 2007 news

…material of margineashows a spinulation that is identical to what is illustrated by them for C. heinemanni . New for the fauna of the Netherlands Agromyza nigrescens , Bucculatrix ulmifoliae, Caloptilia hemidactylella , Fenella minuta New for the fauna of Belgium Agromyza alnivora Removed from the Dutch list Phytomyza corvimontana…