Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora badiipennella parasite

Coleophora badiipennella (Duponchel, 1843) pale elm case-bearer Ulmus minor, Belgium, prov. Namur, Gembloux, Sauvenière © Jean-Yves Baugnée mine Ulmus minor, Duin en Kruidberg Ulmus spec., Biddinghuizen, Spijkbos © Hans Jonkman: mijnen case Corylus avellana, België, prov. Namen, Lavaux Sainte Anne, leg. bladmijnen werkgroep.be © Guido De Prins Ulmus spec., Nijeveen,…

Coleophora limosipennella parasite

Coleophora limosipennella (Duponchel, 1843) dark elm case-bearer Ulmus, Belgium, Antwerp © Guido De Prins another specimen Ulmus glabra, Belgium, prov. Antwerp, Meerhout; © Carina Van Steenwinkel Ulmus minor, Amsterdam, Vliegenbos Ulmus minor, Duin en Kruidberg: excision for the initial cases detail juvenile mine, very young case mine Oviposition generally in…

Coleophora adjectella parasite

…BENELUX Found in Belgium in 2014 (Van Steenwinkel & Wullaert, 2016a). distribution within Europe From Scandinavia to Spain, Sardinia, Sicily, and Greece, and from Britain to Poland and Slovakia (Fauna Europaea, 2010). larva See Emmet ao (1996a). synonyms Coleophora badiipennella adjectella. notes Some authors, including Hering (1957a), Patzak (1974a), and…

Corylus host plants

…new parts of the mine have the same colour; cases in August-October: Coleophora orbitella 17b old and new parts of the mine differ in colour; cases in September-May: Coleophora binderella 18a mouth angle 0-10°, case lies flat on the leaf: Coleophora badiipennella 18b mouth angle c. 45°, case stands obliquely…

Ulmus host plants

…case finally 5-6 mm: Coleophora badiipennella 18a much frass is expelled from an opening at the very beginning of the mine (mostly in a vein axil): Coleophora limosipennella (youth mine) 18b frass remains in the mine: Coleophora badiipennella (youth mine) ** Very occasionally a Stigmella can show a pathological behaviour…

genus Corylus host plant genus

…Coleophoridae Coleophora binderella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora currucipennella leaf miner main Coleophoridae Coleophora fuscocuprella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora milvipennis leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora orbitella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora serratella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora violacea leaf miner Curculionidae Tachyerges pseudostigma leaf miner Curculionidae Tachyerges stigma leaf miner Eriocraniidae Paracrania chrysolepidella leaf…

Corylus avellana host plant species

…leaf miner doubtful Coleophoridae Coleophora ahenella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora anatipenella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora badiipennella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora binderella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora currucipennella leaf miner main Coleophoridae Coleophora fuscocuprella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora milvipennis leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora orbitella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora serratella leaf miner Coleophoridae…

Fraxinus host plants

Fraxinus ash (For a dichotomous table for galls on Fraxinus by Hans Roskam click here) Dichotomous table for leafminers 1a corridor, in the end often widening into a blotch => 2 1b blotch from the start: Gracillaria syringella 1c fleck mine: Coleophora badiipennella 1d galls, etc => Tables for all…

genus Ulmus host plant genus

…miner Coleophoridae Coleophora badiipennella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora limosipennella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora violacea leaf miner Curculionidae Orchestes quedenfeldtii leaf miner Curculionidae Orchestes alni leaf miner Curculionidae Orchestes betuleti leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter acaciella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter agilella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter schreberella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter tristrigella leaf…

Acer host plants

…=> 25 1d fleck mine; larva mines from a transportable case: Coleophora badiipennella 1e small, full depth mines of indefinite shape => 26 1f galls, etc => Tables for all parasites per species 2a corridor shallow (often iridescent, epidermal): very young mines of Phyllonorycter ( => 7) or Caloptilia/Parornix (…

Ulmus glabra host plant species

…Janetiella lemeei leaf gall Cecidomyiidae Physemocecis ulmi leaf gall Diaporthales Apiognomonia errabunda leaf gall Eriophyidae Aceria campestricola leaf gall Eriophyidae Aceria ulmi leaf gall Taphrinales Taphrina ulmi leaf miner Bucculatricidae Bucculatrix ulmifoliae leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora badiipennella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora limosipennella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora serratella leaf miner Curculionidae…

Ulmus minor host plant species

…leaf gall Psyllidae Cacopsylla ulmi leaf gall Taphrinales Taphrina ulmi leaf miner Bucculatricidae Bucculatrix albedinella leaf miner Bucculatricidae Bucculatrix ulmifoliae leaf miner Buprestidae Trachys minutus leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora badiipennella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora limosipennella leaf miner main Curculionidae Orchestes alni leaf miner Curculionidae Orchestes betuleti leaf miner Curculionidae Orchestes…

October, 2016 news

New species for the fauna of Belgium Microbotryum flosculorum; Neovossia moliniae; Xestophanes brevitarsis. New pictures Aceria macrorhyncha, marginemvolvens, pontica, pseudoplatani, pyracanthi, salviae; Acodiplosis inulae; Agromyza albitarsis, anthracina; Amauromyza morionella; Ampelomyces quisqualis; Andricus foecundatrix, grossulariae; Asphondylia echii, miki; Caloptilia stigmatella; Cheilosia semifasciata; Chromatomyia primulae; Clinodiplosis cilicrus; Coleophora badiipennella; Contarinia dipsacearum, lathyri;…

genus Acer host plant genus

…leaf gall Eriophyidae Aceria opulifolii leaf gall Eriophyidae Aceria platanoidea leaf gall Eriophyidae Aceria pseudoplatanea leaf gall Eriophyidae Aceria pseudoplatani leaf gall Eriophyidae Aculops acericola leaf gall Eriophyidae Aceria acerismonspessulani leaf gall Taphrinales Taphrina polyspora leaf miner Bucculatricidae Bucculatrix thoracella leaf miner Buprestidae Trachys minutus leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora badiipennella

genus Fraxinus host plant genus

…Psyllidae Psyllopsis dobreanuae leaf gall Psyllidae Psyllopsis fraxini leaf gall Psyllidae Psyllopsis fraxinicola leaf gall Psyllidae Psyllopsis meliphila leaf miner Agromyzidae Amauromyza fraxini leaf miner Agromyzidae Aulagromyza heringii leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora badiipennella leaf miner Gracillariidae Caloptilia cuculipennella leaf miner Gracillariidae Gracillaria syringella leaf miner Nepticulidae Etainia obtusa leaf miner…

Acer campestre host plant species

Coleophora badiipennella leaf miner Gracillariidae Caloptilia hauderi leaf miner Gracillariidae Caloptilia hemidactylella leaf miner Gracillariidae Caloptilia semifascia leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter acerifoliella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter fiumella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter monspessulanella leaf miner Lyonetiidae Leucoptera aceris leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella aceris leaf miner doubtful Tenthredinidae Heterarthrus fiora leaf miner…

January, 2020 news

new pictures Aphis farinosa; Aulagromyza luteoscutellata; Brassicogethes aeneus; Coleophora badiipennella; Hyalopterus pruni; Janetia homocera; Microbotryum cordae; Mollisia plantaginis; Neodiprion sertifer; Peronospora calotheca; Phyllonorycter klemannella; Plectosphaerella alismatis; Prociphilus fraxinifolii; Sphacelotheca hydropiperis; Tranzschelia pruni-spinosae; Heterotrioza chenopodii, rhamni….

Acer platanoides host plant species

…Aceria macrocheluserinea leaf gall rarely Eriophyidae Aceria macrorhyncha leaf gall Eriophyidae Aceria platanoidea 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…

Ulmus x hollandica host plant species

…leaf leaf spot Capnodiales Mycosphaerella ulmi leaf gall spring generation Aphididae Kaltenbachiella pallida leaf gall Eriophyidae Aceria campestricola leaf gall Eriophyidae Aceria ulmi leaf miner Bucculatricidae Bucculatrix ulmifoliae leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora badiipennella leaf miner Curculionidae Orchestes betuleti leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter tristrigella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella ulmivora leaf miner…