Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Calybites phasianipennella parasite

Calybites phasianipennella (Hübner, 1813) little slender on Persicaria, etc. Persicaria maculosa, Leersum, 8.ix.2020 © Ben van As mine and leaf roll Lysimachia vulgaris, Poland, Bialowieza © Sébastien Carbonelle: mine and leaf roll cocoon, taken out of the leaf roll pupa Lysimachia vulgaris, Belgium, prov. Luxembourg, Sampont; © Jean-Yves Baugnée Rumex…

Calybites phasianipennella larva parasite

Calybites phasianipennella Persicaria hydropiper, Ede; larva, mining stage head and pronotum abdominal and anal proleg 13.i.2009…

Fallopia host plants

…all parasites per species 2a silvery, epidermal corridor: Calybites phasianipennella (youth mine) 2b mine full depth => 3 3a square, brownish, weakly inflated tentiform mine; older larvae life free, in a leaf roll: Calybites phasianipennella 3b small (< 1 cm) irregular corridor or blotch, mostly with a hole at either…

Rumex host plants

Rumex dock, sorrel Incl. Acetosa, Acetosella. (For a dichotomous table for galls on Rumex by Hans Roskam click here) Dichotomous table for leafminers 1a brown tentiform mine: Calybites phasianipennella 1b tiny corridor or blotch, < 1 cm, usually several in a leaf: Hypera rumicis 1c corridor, may widen into a…

Chenopodium host plants

…in leaf cone: Calybites phasianipennella 6b mine white, flat; frass in black or green lumps or arcs; larvae remain in the mine until pupation => 7 7a blotch mine; frass in a big lump => 8 7b corridor mine, densely, intestine-like coiled; frass in broad green fans: Chrysoesthia drurella 8a…

Persicaria host plants

Persicaria knotweed The classical genus Polygonum has been split into Bistorta, Fallopia (incl. Reynoutria), Persicaria, and Polygonum. Dichotomous table for leafminers 1a small, brown, tentiform mine: Calybites phasianipennella 1b corridor: Chromatomyia horticola 1c blotch, may be preceded by a corridor => 2 1d galls, etc => Tables for all parasites…

Lysimachia host plants

…leaf => 2 1c galls, etc => Tables for all parasites per species 2a mine full depth, with conspicuous folds; larva later lives free in a leaf cone at the margin of the leaf: Calybites phasianipennella 2b mine lower-surface, without folds; larva remains in the mine till winter: Monochroa conspersella…

Lythrum host plants

…the mine neatly rond; larva in a lobe case: Coleophora violacea 2b hole not precisely round; larva in a helicoidal case: Apterona paludella 3a mine full depth, with conspicuous folds; older larva lives free in a leaf roll: Calybites phasianipennella 3b mine lower-surface, without folds; larva remains in the mine…

Oxyria host plants

…silk: Hypera rumicis 2b thoracic feet present; mine, without holes, contains some silk => 3 3a mine begins with an epidermal corridor; later a weakly inflated tentiform mine; older larva in a leaf cone: Calybites phasianipennella 3b no initial epidermal corridor; mine flat; older larvae among spun leaves: Cnephasia asseclana…

Sympiesis euspilapterygis parasite

Sympiesis euspilapterygis (Erdős, 1958) parasite Parasitoid in mines of em>Calybites phasianipennella; Phyllonorycter quinqueguttella. host plants polyphagous Erysimum; Persicaria; Salix. distribution within Europe PESI (2022). references Bouček (1959a)….

Persicaria hydropiper host plant species

…cordae flower gall Microbotryales Sphacelotheca hydropiperis flower gall Ustilaginales Melanopsichium pennsylvanicum leaf leaf spot Capnodiales Ramularia rubella leaf gall Cecidomyiidae Wachtliella persicariae leaf gall Psyllidae Aphalara freji leaf miner Anthomyiidae Pegomya bicolor leaf miner Gracillariidae Calybites phasianipennella stem down Erysiphales Erysiphe polygoni leaf vagrant summer generation rarely Aphididae Cryptomyzus galeopsidis…

September, 2020 news

new pictures Aceria cerrea; Aleurochiton pseudoplatani; Andricus gemmeus, quercusramuli, quercustozae; Buerenia inundata; Calybites phasianipennella; Cameraria ohridella; Coleophora siccifolia; Claviceps nigricans; Curculio spec.; Dasineura medicaginis; Eriophyes distinguendus, mali; Erysiphe russellii; Epinotia abbreviana; Euura virilis; Evergestis extimalis; Fusoidiella depressa; Heterarthrus ochropoda; Juncorrhiza aschersoniana; Miricatena prunicola; Phyllocnistis ramulicola; Phyllonorycter coryli; Puccinia bornmuelleri; Ramularia…

Rumex obtusifolius host plant species

…flower gall Cecidomyiidae Contarinia scutati leaf leaf spot Capnodiales Ramularia rubella leaf gall main Aphididae Aphis rumicis leaf gall Psyllidae Aphalara purpurascens leaf miner Anthomyiidae Pegomya bicolor leaf miner Anthomyiidae Pegomya haemorrhoum leaf miner main Anthomyiidae Pegomya solennis leaf miner Chrysomelidae Mantura rustica leaf miner Gracillariidae Calybites phasianipennella leaf pustule…

Rumex hydrolapathum host plant species

…Pegomya solennis leaf miner main Curculionidae Hypera rumicis leaf miner Gracillariidae Calybites phasianipennella leaf pustule aecia Pucciniales Puccinia phragmitis leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Uromyces rumicis stem borer Apionidae Apion frumentarium stem down Erysiphales Erysiphe polygoni flower vagrant Aphididae Aphis acetosae root collar vagrant summer generation Aphididae Dysaphis radicola leaf…

Rumex aquaticus host plant species

…Chrysomelidae Gastrophysa viridula root collar borer Crambidae Ostrinia palustralis root borer Syrphidae Cheilosia gigantea stem borer larva Curculionidae Lixus bardanae leaf gall Microbotryales Microbotryum warmingii leaf gall Psyllidae Aphalara purpurascens leaf miner Anthomyiidae Pegomya solennis leaf miner Gracillariidae Calybites phasianipennella leaf gall Aphididae Aphis rumicis leaf pustule aecia Pucciniales Puccinia…

Rumex acetosella host plant species

…Monochroa rumicetella leaf miner Gracillariidae Calybites phasianipennella leaf miner Nepticulidae Enteucha acetosae leaf miner Zygaenidae Adscita statices leaf pustule aecia Pucciniales Puccinia phragmitis leaf pustule aecia uredinia telia Pucciniales Uromyces acetosae leaf pustule aecia uredinia telia Pucciniales Uromyces polygoni-avicularis leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Puccinia acetosae leaf vagrant Eriophyidae Epitrimerus…

Rumex acetosa host plant species

…rustica leaf miner Curculionidae Hypera rumicis leaf miner Gelechiidae Monochroa rumicetella leaf miner Gracillariidae Calybites phasianipennella leaf miner Nepticulidae Enteucha acetosae leaf miner Zygaenidae Adscita statices leaf pustule Chytridiales Synchytrium anomalum leaf pustule Microbotryales Microbotryum goeppertianum leaf pustule aecia Pucciniales Puccinia phragmitis leaf pustule aecia uredinia telia Pucciniales Uromyces acetosae…

Persicaria maculosa host plant species

…Anguinidae Ditylenchus dipsaci flower gall Microbotryales Microbotryum cordae flower gall Microbotryales Sphacelotheca hydropiperis flower gall Microbotryales Sphacelotheca polygoni-serrulati flower gall Ustilaginales Melanopsichium pennsylvanicum leaf gall Cecidomyiidae Wachtliella persicariae leaf gall Psyllidae Aphalara freji leaf miner Anthomyiidae Pegomya bicolor leaf miner Gracillariidae Calybites phasianipennella leaf pustule aecia doubtful Pucciniales Puccinia phragmitis…

Persicaria lapathifolia host plant species

…Melanopsichium pennsylvanicum leaf gall Cecidomyiidae Wachtliella persicariae leaf gall Psyllidae Aphalara borealis leaf gall Psyllidae Aphalara freji leaf gall Psyllidae Aphalara maculipennis leaf miner Gracillariidae Calybites phasianipennella leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Puccinia polygoni-amphibii stem down Erysiphales Erysiphe polygoni leaf vagrant Aphididae Aulacorthum solani stem gall rarely Coleophoridae Augasma aeratella…

Persicaria amphibia host plant species

…Curculionidae Bothynoderes affinis stem vagrant Aphididae Aphis craccivora leaf down Erysiphales Leveillula taurica leaf gall Cecidomyiidae Wachtliella persicariae leaf gall Psyllidae Aphalara borealis leaf gall Psyllidae Aphalara freji leaf gall Psyllidae Aphalara maculipennis leaf miner Anthomyiidae Pegomya bicolor leaf miner Gracillariidae Calybites phasianipennella leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Puccinia polygoni-amphibii…

genus Persicaria host plant genus

…Capnodiales Ramularia rubella leaf gall Aphididae Aspidaphis adjuvans leaf gall Cecidomyiidae Wachtliella persicariae leaf gall Psyllidae Aphalara borealis leaf gall Psyllidae Aphalara freji leaf gall Psyllidae Aphalara maculipennis leaf miner Anthomyiidae Pegomya bicolor leaf miner Anthomyiidae Pegomya solennis leaf miner Chrysomelidae Mantura rustica leaf miner Gracillariidae Calybites phasianipennella leaf pustule…

genus Chenopodium host plant genus

…miner Coleophoridae Coleophora versurella leaf miner Drosophilidae Scaptomyza graminum leaf miner Ephydridae Psilopa leucostoma leaf miner Gelechiidae Scrobipalpa atriplicella leaf miner Gelechiidae Scrobipalpa nitentella leaf miner Gelechiidae Chrysoesthia drurella leaf miner Gelechiidae Chrysoesthia sexguttella leaf miner Gelechiidae Chrysoesthia verrucosa leaf miner Gracillariidae Calybites phasianipennella leaf pustule Blastocladiales Physoderma pulposum leaf…

Oxyria digyna host plant species

…hidden older larva Tortricidae Cnephasia asseclana leaf miner Anthomyiidae Pegomya haemorrhoum leaf leaf spot Capnodiales Ramularia pratensis flower gall Microbotryales Microbotryum vinosum leaf miner Anthomyiidae Pegomya bicolor leaf miner rarely Anthomyiidae Pegomya solennis leaf miner Curculionidae Hypera rumicis leaf miner Gracillariidae Calybites phasianipennella leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Puccinia oxyriae…

genus Lysimachia host plant genus

…Capnodiales Ramularia lysimachiae leaf gall Eriophyidae Aceria laticincta leaf miner Gelechiidae Monochroa conspersella leaf miner Gracillariidae Calybites phasianipennella leaf pustule Chytridiales Synchytrium aureum leaf pustule aecia Pucciniales Puccinia limosae leaf vagrant summer generation Aphididae Aphis fabae leaf vagrant summer generation Aphididae Aphis frangulae root collar vagrant summer generation Aphididae Thecabius…

genus Lythrum host plant genus

…down Erysiphales Erysiphe lythri leaf leaf spot Capnodiales Zasmidium lythri leaf leaf spot Doassansiales Heterodoassansia punctiformis leaf gall Eriophyidae Aceria jovanovici leaf miner Chrysomelidae Galerucella pusilla leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora violacea leaf miner Gracillariidae Calybites phasianipennella leaf miner Psychidae Apterona paludella leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Puccinia lythri leaf vagrant…

genus Oxyria host plant genus

…hidden older larva Tortricidae Cnephasia asseclana leaf miner Anthomyiidae Pegomya haemorrhoum leaf leaf spot Capnodiales Ramularia pratensis flower gall Microbotryales Microbotryum vinosum leaf miner Anthomyiidae Pegomya bicolor leaf miner rarely Anthomyiidae Pegomya solennis leaf miner Curculionidae Hypera rumicis leaf miner Gracillariidae Calybites phasianipennella leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Puccinia oxyriae…

genus Fallopia host plant genus

…Monochroa sepicolella leaf miner Gracillariidae Calybites phasianipennella leaf pustule Chytridiales Synchytrium aureum leaf pustule aecia doubtful Pucciniales Puccinia phragmitis leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Puccinia polygoni leaf vagrant summer generation Aphididae Aphis fabae solanella leaf vagrant Psyllidae Aphalara itadori stem down Erysiphales Erysiphe polygoni root gall Meloidogynidae Meloidogyne hapla leaf…

genus Rumex host plant genus

…rumicis leaf miner Curculionidae Orthochaetes insignis leaf miner Gelechiidae Teleiopsis lunariella leaf miner Gelechiidae Teleiopsis rosalbella leaf miner Gelechiidae Monochroa rebeli leaf miner Gelechiidae Monochroa rumicetella leaf miner Gelechiidae Monochroa sepicolella leaf miner Gracillariidae Calybites phasianipennella leaf miner Nepticulidae Enteucha acetosae leaf miner Zygaenidae Adscita statices leaf pustule Chytridiales Synchytrium…

Fallopia baldschuanica host plant species

…Aphididae Aphis craccivora leaf vagrant Erebidae Orgyia antiqua leaf vagrant Geometridae Timandra comae leaf vagrant Aphididae Aphis gossypii flower gall Microbotryales Microbotryum anomalum leaf down Peronosporales Peronospora polygoni-convolvuli leaf miner Anthomyiidae Pegomya setaria stem down Erysiphales Erysiphe polygoni leaf miner Gracillariidae Calybites phasianipennella leaf vagrant summer generation Aphididae Aphis fabae…

Chenopodiastrum hybridum host plant species

…leaf miner Anthomyiidae Pegomya hyoscyami leaf miner Anthomyiidae Pegomya interruptella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora versurella leaf miner Drosophilidae Scaptomyza graminum leaf miner Gelechiidae Chrysoesthia drurella leaf miner Gelechiidae Chrysoesthia sexguttella leaf miner Gelechiidae Scrobipalpa atriplicella leaf miner Gracillariidae Calybites phasianipennella stem gall Asterolecaniidae Planchonia arabidis root gall Curculionidae Bothynoderes affinis…

Fallopia convolvulus host plant species

…leaf down Peronosporales Peronospora polygoni-convolvuli leaf miner Anthomyiidae Pegomya setaria leaf miner Curculionidae Hypera rumicis leaf miner Gracillariidae Calybites phasianipennella leaf pustule aecia doubtful Pucciniales Puccinia phragmitis leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Puccinia polygoni leaf vagrant summer generation Aphididae Aphis fabae solanella stem down Erysiphales Erysiphe polygoni root gall Meloidogynidae…

Lysimachia vulgaris host plant species

…vagrant summer generation Aphididae Aphis frangulae beccabungae systemic borer Anguinidae Ditylenchus dipsaci flower gall Cecidomyiidae Contarinia lysimachiae leaf leaf spot Capnodiales Ramularia lysimachiae leaf gall Eriophyidae Aceria laticincta leaf miner Gelechiidae Monochroa conspersella leaf miner Gracillariidae Calybites phasianipennella leaf pustule Chytridiales Synchytrium aureum leaf pustule aecia Pucciniales Puccinia limosae leaf…

Lythrum salicaria host plant species

…salicariae leaf down Erysiphales Erysiphe lythri leaf leaf spot Capnodiales Zasmidium lythri leaf gall Eriophyidae Aceria jovanovici leaf miner Chrysomelidae Galerucella pusilla leaf miner Gracillariidae Calybites phasianipennella leaf miner Psychidae Apterona paludella leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Puccinia lythri leaf vagrant summer generation Aphididae Myzus lythri stem gall Nanophyidae Dieckmanniellus…