Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora lithargyrinella parasite

Coleophora lithargyrinella Zeller, 1849 sandy case-bearer from Toll (1962a) Stellaria holostea, Belgium, prov. Flandres Occidentale, Torhout © Steve Wullaert Malus sylvestris (larva prob. strayed from its hostplant), Belgium, prov. Namur, Viroin; © Stéphane Claerebout larva valves case Larva in a trivalved tubular silken case of 8 mm long, with a…

Silene host plants

…shaped => 21 21a species af all Europe: Coleophora galbulipennella 21b species of southern and central Europe: Coleophora corsicella & C. nubivagella 22a case with a sharp, simple dorsal keel: Coleophora solitariella 22b about halfway down its length the dorsal keel is bifurcating: Coleophora lithargyrinella Not included in the key:…

Cerastium host plants

…end) splits into two parallel keels: Coleophora lithargyrinella 4b dorsal keel, if at all present, not cleft => 5 5a case with c. 5 dark length lines: Coleophora nubivagella 5b no ligth lines => 6 6a case c. 6 mm; sharp bend just behind the mouth, mouth angle therefore 30°:…

genus Silene host plant genus

…Coleophoridae Coleophora lithargyrinella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora meridionella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora nubivagella leaf miner Curculionidae Trachystyphlus alpinus leaf miner Curculionidae Oreorrhynchaeus alpicola leaf miner Curculionidae Orthochaetes insignis leaf miner Drosophilidae Scaptomyza graminum leaf miner Ephydridae Hydrellia griseola leaf miner Gelechiidae Caryocolum marmorea leaf miner Gelechiidae Caryocolum vicinella leaf miner…

Arenaria host plants

…already before halfway to the end, is split into two parallel keels: Coleophora lithargyrinella 2b dorsal keel, if at all present, not divided => 3 3a sharp bend just behind the mouth, mouth angle therefore 30°: Coleophora chalcogrammella & C. sattleri 3b case straight, mouth angle 45°: Coleophora solitariella 4a…

Stellaria host plants

…galls, etc. => Tables for all parasites per species 2a case with a dorsal keel that, already before haflway up, divides into 2 parallel keels: Coleophora lithargyrinella 2b dorsal keel, if at all present, not cleft => 3 3a case c. 6 mm; sharp bend just behind the mouth, mouth…

genus Cerastium host plant genus

…cerastii leaf miner Agromyzidae Amauromyza flavifrons leaf miner Anthomyiidae Delia coronariae leaf miner Anthomyiidae Delia echinata leaf miner Anthomyiidae Pegomya flavifrons leaf miner Anthomyiidae Pegomya holosteae leaf miner main Coleophoridae Coleophora chalcogrammella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora galbulipennella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora lithargyrinella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora nubivagella leaf miner Coleophoridae…

genus Arenaria host plant genus

…galbulipennella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora lithargyrinella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora neli leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora nubivagella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora solitariella leaf miner Drosophilidae Scaptomyza graminum leaf miner Gelechiidae Caryocolum alsinella leaf miner Gelechiidae Caryocolum fibigerium leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Puccinia dupiasii leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Uromyces dianthi…

Cerastium arvense host plant species

…miner Coleophoridae Coleophora galbulipennella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora lithargyrinella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora nubivagella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora solitariella leaf miner Drosophilidae Scaptomyza graminum leaf miner Gelechiidae Caryocolum alsinella leaf miner Gelechiidae Caryocolum junctella leaf miner Gelechiidae Caryocolum petrophila leaf miner Gelechiidae Caryocolum tricolorella leaf miner Gelechiidae Caryocolum vicinella leaf…

genus Stellaria host plant genus

…Delia coronariae leaf miner Anthomyiidae Delia echinata leaf miner Anthomyiidae Pegomya flavifrons leaf miner Anthomyiidae Pegomya holosteae leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora chalcogrammella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora lithargyrinella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora solitariella leaf miner Drosophilidae Scaptomyza graminum leaf miner doubtful Drosophilidae Scaptomyza griseola leaf miner Gelechiidae Caryocolum alsinella leaf miner…

Stellaria holostea host plant species

…stellariae leaf gall Eriophyidae Cecidophyopsis atrichus leaf miner Agromyzidae Amauromyza flavifrons leaf miner Anthomyiidae Pegomya flavifrons leaf miner Anthomyiidae Pegomya holosteae leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora chalcogrammella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora lithargyrinella leaf miner main Coleophoridae Coleophora solitariella leaf miner Drosophilidae Scaptomyza graminum leaf miner Gelechiidae Caryocolum blandella leaf miner Gelechiidae…

Stellaria media host plant species

…main Coleophoridae Coleophora lithargyrinella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora solitariella leaf miner Drosophilidae Scaptomyza graminum leaf miner doubtful Drosophilidae Scaptomyza griseola leaf miner Gelechiidae Caryocolum junctella leaf miner doubtful Gelechiidae Caryocolum kroesmanniella leaf miner Gelechiidae Caryocolum proxima leaf miner doubtful Gelechiidae Caryocolum tricolorella leaf miner Gelechiidae Caryocolum vicinella leaf miner Tortricidae…

Arenaria serpyllifolia host plant species

thyme-leaved sandwort organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite fruit borer larva Curculionidae Sibinia phalerata fruit gall Microbotryales Microbotryum duriaeanum leaf down Peronosporales Peronospora campestris leaf miner Anthomyiidae Delia echinata leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora chalcogrammella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora lithargyrinella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora solitariella leaf miner Drosophilidae Scaptomyza…

Cerastium glomeratum host plant species

…Cecidomyiidae Dasineura lotharingiae leaf bud gall Eriophyidae Aceria cerastii leaf gall Triozidae Trioza cerastii leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora lithargyrinella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora solitariella leaf miner Drosophilidae Scaptomyza graminum leaf miner Gelechiidae Caryocolum junctella leaf pustule Chytridiales Synchytrium stellariae leaf pustule aecia Pucciniales Puccinia isiacae leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales…

Silene dioica host plant species

…miner Agromyzidae Amauromyza flavifrons leaf miner Anthomyiidae Pegomya flavifrons leaf miner doubtful Coleophoridae Coleophora lithargyrinella leaf miner Drosophilidae Scaptomyza graminum leaf miner Sciaridae Phytosciara halterata leaf pustule aecia telia Pucciniales Uromyces behenis leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Puccinia behenis leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Uromyces verruculosus leaf pustule telia Pucciniales…