Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora maritimella parasite

Coleophora maritimella Newman, 1873 sea-rush case-bearer on Juncus parasite The larva lives in a seed case: a dried flower of which the seed has been eaten out, and lined with silk. The mouth is where the peduncle was, and has an angle of 20°-30°. The cases are perfectly camouflaged, but…

Juncus acutus host plant species

…root borer Chrysomelidae Chaetocnema conducta root borer Chrysomelidae Chaetocnema pelagica root borer Chrysomelidae Chaetocnema subcoerulea fruit vagrant Coleophoridae Coleophora maritimella Coleophoridae Coleophora tanitella fruit vagrant Coleophoridae Coleophora acutiphaga leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Puccinia cancellata leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Puccinia littoralis leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Puccinia rimosa leaf…

Juncus maritimus host plant species

sea rush organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf leaf spot Phaeosphaeriaceae Septoriella junci leaf vagrant Delphacidae Conomelus anceps stem borer Phytoptidae Novophytoptus maritimus fruit vagrant rarely Coleophoridae Coleophora adjunctella fruit vagrant Coleophoridae Coleophora maritimella fruit vagrant Coleophoridae Coleophora glaucicolella leaf vagrant Aphididae Sitobion avenae flower gall doubtful…