Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora lutarea parasite

Coleophora lutarea (Haworth, 1828) on Stellaria parasite The larva passes almost its entire life in a capsule, feeding on the ripening seeds; at the outside nothing betrays its presence. Only when full-grown, it makes a silken case within the now empty and dry capsule, that has been cut loose from…

genus Stellaria host plant genus

…generation Aphididae Aphis nasturtii leaf gall rarely Aphididae Brachycaudus lychnidis leaf vagrant Triozidae Bactericera tremblayi leaf gall Triozidae Trioza rotundata fruit vagrant Coleophoridae Coleophora striatipennella fruit vagrant Coleophoridae Coleophora lutarea leaf vagrant summer generation Aphididae Aphis fabae systemic borer Anguinidae Ditylenchus dipsaci systemic gall doubtful Eriophyidae Aceria moehringiae fruit gall…

Stellaria holostea host plant species

…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 Caryocolum kroesmanniella leaf miner main Gelechiidae Caryocolum tricolorella leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Melampsorella caryophyllacearum leaf vagrant…