Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Caloptilia rufipennella parasite

Caloptilia rufipennella (Hübner, 1796) small red slender Acer saccharinum, Amsterdam initial mine; the iridescent patch at right is the empty egg shell mine The mine begins as an inconspicuous, lower-surface, epidermal corridor. This widens into a smallish triangular blotch, usually in the axil of a vein; the mine is fairly transparant, and is about 6 […]

Caloptilia honoratella parasite

Caloptilia honoratella (Rebel, 1914) on Acer mine presently no differences are known separating the mine or leaf roll from C. rufipennella. host plants Sapindaceae, monophagous Acer monspessulanum, pseudoplatanus. phenology larvae in late summer Rist & Stark (2012a) BENELUX The first observation in the Netherlands was in 2016 (Prick ao) distribution within Europe From Austria and […]

Shaw MR 1984a.

Caloptilia rufipennella (Huebner) (Lep.: Gracillariidae) in the eastern highlands of Scotland. – Entomologist’s Record and Journal of Variation 96: 57-57.

O’Keeffe D, 1993a.

Caloptilia rufipennella (Hübn.) (Lep.: Gracillariidae) in North-west Kent. – Entomologist’s Record and Journal of Variation 105: 290-290.

Emmet AM, 1986b.

Caloptilia rufipennella (Hubner) (Lep.: Gracillariidae) in Kent. – Entomologist’s Record and Journal of Variation 98(5-6): 122.

Emmet AM, 1971b.

Caloptilia rufipennella Hübner (Lep.Gracillariidae), a species new to Britain. – Entomologist’s Record and Journal of Variation 83: 291-295.

Acer campestre host plant species

field maple organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf leaf spot Pseudodidymellaceae Petrakia deviata leaf leaf spot Didymellaceae Ascochyta aceris leaf leaf spot Phyllostictaceae Phyllosticta campestris leaf leaf spot Mycosphaerellaceae Sphaerulina aceris leaf leaf spot Pleosporales Mycocentrospora acerina stem kanker Nectriaceae Nectria cinnabarina stem kanker Nectriaceae Thyronectria rhodochlora leaf leaf spot Dothideomycetes Asteromella […]

Acer monspessulanum host plant species

montpellier maple organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf leaf spot doubtful Phyllostictaceae Phyllosticta platani stem kanker Xylariaceae Biscogniauxia mediterranea leaf vagrant Noctuidae Orthosia cerasi leaf vagrant Notodontidae Ptilophora plumigera inquiline Curculionidae Archarius vicetinus leaf vagrant Geometridae Agriopis bajaria leaf vagrant Geometridae Alsophila aescularia leaf vagrant Geometridae Erannis defoliaria leaf vagrant Notodontidae Paradrymonia […]

Acer negundo host plant species

ashleaf maple, box elder organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf leaf spot Dothideomycetes Asteromella platanoidis fruit vagrant Lygaeidae Kleidocerys resedae leaf vagrant Erebidae Hyphantria cunea leaf vagrant Geometridae Phigalia pilosaria leaf vagrant Geometridae Erannis defoliaria stem borer Curculionidae Xyleborus dispar leaf vagrant Tetranychidae Eotetranychus coryli stem borer Siricidae Tremex fuscicornis leaf vagrant […]

Acer opalus host plant species

italian maple synonym: Acer italum, opulifolium organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf leaf spot Pleosporales Mycocentrospora acerina fruit borer larva Curculionidae Bradybatus creutzeri fruit borer larva Curculionidae Bradybatus kellneri leaf scale rarely Aleyrodidae Aleurochiton pseudoplatani leaf miner Gracillariidae Caloptilia rufipennella leaf vagrant Aphididae Periphyllus bulgaricus leaf bud gall Eriophyidae Aceria vermicularis leaf […]

Acer platanoides host plant species

norway maple organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf miner Roeslerstammiidae Roeslerstammia erxlebella leaf leaf spot Pseudodidymellaceae Petrakia deviata leaf leaf spot Dothideomycetes incertae sedis Asteromella velata leaf leaf spot Glomerellaceae Colletotrichum dematium leaf leaf spot Pleosporales Mycocentrospora acerina stem kanker Nectriaceae Nectria cinnabarina leaf leaf spot Dothideomycetes Asteromella platanoidis fruit vagrant Lygaeidae […]

Acer pseudoplatanus host plant species

sycamore organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf leaf spot Chaetomellaceae Pilidium lythri leaf leaf spot Dermateaceae Gloeosporium apocryptum leaf leaf spot Pseudodidymellaceae Petrakia echinata leaf leaf spot Gnomoniaceae Discula campestris leaf leaf spot Phyllostictaceae Phyllosticta campestris leaf leaf spot Dothideomycetes incertae sedis Asteromella ovata leaf leaf spot Mycosphaerellaceae Sphaerulina aceris leaf leaf […]

Acer saccharinum host plant species

silver maple synonym: Acer dasycarpum organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite stem borer Cossidae Zeuzera pyrina leaf vagrant adult Curculionidae Otiorhynchus apenninus leaf vagrant Cicadellidae Cicadella viridis stem vagrant Flatidae Metcalfa pruinosa stem borer Siricidae Tremex fuscicornis stem borer Psilidae Chyliza leptogaster leaf scale Coccidae Pulvinaria hydrangeae leaf down Erysiphales Phyllactinia marissalii leaf […]

genus Acer host plant genus

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf leaf spot Pezizomycotina incertae sedis Leptothyrium platanoidis leaf leaf spot Gnomoniaceae Discula campestris leaf leaf spot Chaetomellaceae Pilidium lythri leaf leaf spot Dermateaceae Gloeosporium apocryptum leaf leaf spot Mycosphaerellaceae Septoria seminalis root film Helicobasidiaceae Helicobasidium purpureum stem gall Nectriaceae Neonectria coccinea leaf bud Mycosphaerellaceae Stigmina hartigiana […]

Acer host plants

Acer maple (For a dichotomous table for galls on Acer by Hans Roskam click here) Dichotomous table for leafminers 1a corridor mine => 2 1b blotch or tentiform mine, not ending in an excision => 6 1c small blotch, from which eventually an excision is made of almost equal size => 25 1d fleck mine; […]