Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Digitivalva pulicariae parasite

Digitivalva pulicariae (Klimesch, 1956) fleabane fanner mine Whitish or brownish full depth blotch, preceded by a short corridor that originates on the midrib or in the leaf base. Frass grains irregularly dispersed; part of the frass is ejected from the mine. The larva makes several mines. Pupation outside the mine….

genus Pulicaria host plant genus

…leaf miner Glyphipterigidae Digitivalva pulicariae leaf miner doubtful Glyphipterigidae Digitivalva valeriella leaf pustule Chytridiales Synchytrium globosum leaf pustule aecia Pucciniales Uromyces junci leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Puccinia francoeuriae root gall Curculionidae Baris analis root gall Meloidogynidae Meloidogyne hapla leaf vagrant summer generation Aphididae Brachycaudus helichrysi leaf vagrant Aphididae Ovatus…

genus Inula host plant genus

…Crambidae Atralata albofascialis leaf miner Curculionidae Orthochaetes insignis leaf miner Curculionidae Pseudorchestes cinereus leaf miner Curculionidae Pseudorchestes persimilis leaf miner Glyphipterigidae Digitivalva eglanteriella leaf miner Glyphipterigidae Digitivalva granitella leaf miner Glyphipterigidae Digitivalva heringi leaf miner Glyphipterigidae Digitivalva occidentella leaf miner Glyphipterigidae Digitivalva orientella leaf miner Glyphipterigidae Digitivalva pappella leaf miner…

Pulicaria dysenterica host plant species

…miner Coleophoridae Coleophora inulae leaf miner Curculionidae Pseudorchestes persimilis leaf miner Glyphipterigidae Digitivalva pulicariae leaf miner doubtful Glyphipterigidae Digitivalva valeriella leaf pustule aecia Pucciniales Uromyces junci root gall Curculionidae Baris analis root gall Meloidogynidae Meloidogyne hapla leaf vagrant summer generation Aphididae Brachycaudus helichrysi leaf vagrant Aphididae Ovatus inulae stem vagrant…

Eupatorium host plants

…over the midrib => 4 4a mine with a dark centre: Trypeta artemisiae 4b no dark centre: Trypeta zoe 5a mine under or upper-surface, opaque; larva a head- and footless maggot; common species : Calycomyza artemisiae 5b mine full deep, transparant; larva with distinct head and feet; rare species: Digitivalva

Inula britannica host plant species

…Aphididae Uroleucon pulicariae flower borer Pterophoridae Hellinsia inulae leaf vagrant summer generation Aphididae Aphis fabae flower borer Tephritidae Trupanea stellata flower gall Tephritidae Acinia biflexa flower gall Tephritidae Inuromaesa maura flower gall Tephritidae Myopites tenellus leaf down Capnodiales Ramularia cupulariae leaf down Erysiphales Golovinomyces inulae leaf down Erysiphales Leveillula lappae…