Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cosmopterix pulchrimella parasite

Cosmopterix pulchrimella Chambers, 1875 pellitory cosmet on Pilea, Parietaria Parietaria judaica, Greece, Athens © Steve Wullaert Parietaria judaica, Belgium, prov. West FLanders, Gent, 18.ix.2018 © Ruben Meert expelled frass larva in opened mine Parietaria judaica, Greece, Lesbos, Mitilíni; mine with larva and pupa in some spinning in a leaf fold…

Cosmopterix pulchrimella pupa parasite

Cosmopterix pulchrimella Parietaria judaica, Greece, Lesbos, Mitilíni thorax, dorsal specialised setae on abdomen segment 10 same, lateral pupa, ventral head, ventral integument; anal cleft 26.iv.2009…

Cosmopterix pulchrimella larva parasite

Cosmopterix pulchrimella Parietaria sp., Spain, Almería © Jan van der Blom Parietaria judaica, Greece, Lesbos, Mitilíni head and pronotum, abd 7-10 dorsal head and thorax, ventral abdominal prolegs abdominal proleg, anal prolegs 25/06/2012…

Parietaria host plants

…the Canary Islands: Cosmopterix turbidella 2b species of southern and western Europe: Cosmopterix pulchrimella 3a mine begins (usually in the centre of the leaf) with a number of close, intestine-like, loops; frass partly in a long thread; larva solitary: Agromyza anthracina 3b mine, usually at the leaf margin, without an…

November, 2017 news

new smut fungus for the flora of Belgium Entyloma tanaceti new mine for the Benelux Cosmopterix pulchrimella found in western Belgium new pictures Aceria artemisiae; Agrobacterium tumefaciens; Agromyza idaeiana (mine, puparium); Aphis pomi; Bremia cirsii; Camarotoscena speciosa; Campiglossa plantaginis; Caricosipha paniculatae; Ceruraphis eriophori; Chrysoesthia sexguttella; Coleophora atriplicis, coronillae; Cosmopterix scribaiella…

Pilea host plants

Pilea canadian clearweed Dichotomous table for leafminers 1a irregular corridor-blotch; most frass in ejected from the mine, part if it is trapped in spinning under the leaf: Cosmopterix pulchrimella 1b galls, etc.=> Tables for all parasites per species…

genus Parietaria host plant genus

…Oidiopsis parietariae leaf down Erysiphales Podosphaera parietariae leaf leaf spot Entylomatales Entyloma parietariae leaf gall Aphididae Aphis parietariae leaf miner Agromyzidae Agromyza anthracina leaf miner doubtful Agromyzidae Agromyza pseudoreptans leaf miner rarely Agromyzidae Agromyza reptans leaf miner Cosmopterigidae Cosmopterix pulchrimella leaf miner Cosmopterigidae Cosmopterix turbidella leaf vagrant Choreutidae Anthophila fabriciana…

September, 2018 news

new miner for the Benelux Cosmopterix orichalcea new pictures Aceria hippophaena, vitalbae; Adelges tardus; Aphis craccivora; Aproceros leucopoda; Argyresthia glabratella; Ascochyta caulina; Aulacidea hieracii; Aulagromyza similis; Carulaspis juniperi; Chromatomyia ramosa, soldanellae; Clinodiplosis cilicrus; Coleosporium tussilaginis; Commophila aeneana; Cosmopterix pulchrimella; Cryptomyzus galeopsidis; Dasineura berberidis, epilobii, phyteumatis; Diastrophus mayri; Dothidella ulmi; Ectoedemia…

Parietaria officinalis host plant species

…Nymphalidae Polygonia egea leaf vagrant Cicadellidae Hauptidia provincialis leaf hidden Pyralidae Pleuroptya ruralis leaf scale Aleyrodidae Aleyrodes elevatus leaf vagrant summer generation Aphididae Aphis fabae leaf down Erysiphales Podosphaera parietariae leaf gall Aphididae Aphis parietariae leaf miner Agromyzidae Agromyza anthracina leaf miner Cosmopterigidae Cosmopterix pulchrimella leaf miner Cosmopterigidae Cosmopterix turbidella…

Parietaria judaica host plant species

…scale Aleyrodidae Trialeurodes vaporariorum leaf gall Aphididae Aphis urticata leaf vagrant summer generation Aphididae Aphis fabae fabae leaf vagrant summer generation Aphididae Aphis fabae stem vagrant Aphididae Aphis craccivora leaf down Erysiphales Oidiopsis parietariae leaf leaf spot Entylomatales Entyloma parietariae leaf gall Aphididae Aphis parietariae leaf miner Cosmopterigidae Cosmopterix pulchrimella

genus Pilea host plant genus

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf down Erysiphales Golovinomyces orontii leaf miner Cosmopterigidae Cosmopterix pulchrimella

Pilea pumila host plant species

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf miner Cosmopterigidae Cosmopterix pulchrimella

Parietaria pensylvanica host plant species

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf down Erysiphales Podosphaera parietariae leaf miner Cosmopterigidae Cosmopterix pulchrimella