Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coleophora albitarsella parasite

Coleophora albitarsella Zeller, 1849 white-legged case-bearer Glechoma hederacea, Belgium, prov. Liège, Angleur, Ourthe © Jean-Yves Baugnée an individual case Glechoma hederacea, Belgium, Gent, Maaltebruggepark, 31.x.2022 © Dirk Duytschaever: usually the larvae feed at the underside of a leaf; but not always! Glechoma hederacea, Diemerbos Origanum vulgare, Denmark, Zealand, Bognæs; ©…

Coleophora niveicostella parasite

Coleophora niveicostella Zeller, 1839 drab case-bearer from Toll (1962a) case Larva in a slender, brownish black, bivalved sheath case of 7-8 mm. The oral half is tubular, the rear part strongly laterally compressed. Mouth angle 30°. Actually the case only looks like a sheath case. The larva cuts off mined…

Thymus host plants

…8 6e tubular silken case: 9 7a larva: metanotum colourless: Coleophora niveicostella 7b metanotum with two dark shields (occurence on thyme uncertain): Coleophora albitarsella 8a mouth angle ± 90°: Coleophora serpylletorum 8b mouth angle ± 45°: Coleophora obtectella 9a case 6-7 mm: Coleophora pyrenaica 9bcase 8-9.5 mm: Coleophora thymi &…

genus Thymus host plant genus

…down Erysiphales Neoërysiphe galeopsidis leaf miner Agromyzidae Phytomyza thymi leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora albitarsella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora niveicostella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora obtectella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora pyrenaica leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora serpylletorum leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora struella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora thymi leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora tolli leaf…

Thymus serpyllum host plant species

…Aculus minor leaf down Erysiphales Golovinomyces monardae leaf miner Agromyzidae Phytomyza thymi leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora niveicostella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora obtectella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora pyrenaica leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora serpylletorum leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora thymi leaf miner Gelechiidae Scrobipalpa artemisiella leaf miner Gelechiidae Sophronia humerella leaf pustule Chytridiales…

Thymus praecox host plant species

…Thymogethes funereus root vagrant Chrysomelidae Longitarsus obliteratoides leaf scale Pseudococcidae Puto pilosellae flower vagrant Pterophoridae Merrifieldia tridactyla leaf bud inquiline Eriophyidae Aculops thymi leaf bud gall Eriophyidae Aceria thomasi leaf down Erysiphales Golovinomyces monardae leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora niveicostella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora serpylletorum leaf pustule telia Pucciniales Puccinia thymi…

Thymus pulegioides host plant species

…Janetiella thymi leaf bud gall Cecidomyiidae Bayeriola thymicola leaf bud gall Eriophyidae Aceria thomasi leaf down Erysiphales Golovinomyces monardae leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora niveicostella leaf miner Gelechiidae Scrobipalpa artemisiella leaf miner Nepticulidae Glaucolepis thymi leaf pustule Chytridiales Synchytrium aureum stem gall Apionidae Squamapion atomarium leaf bud gall Aphididae Aphis serpylli…