Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ectoedemia agrimoniae parasite

Ectoedemia agrimoniae (Frey, 1858) agrimony pigmy Agrimonia eupatoria, Belgium, prov. Luxembourg, Belvaux: the two larvae far left and far down in the picture, with dark head (the larvae with ± yellow head are Stigmella aeneofasciella); from van Nieukerken (2006a) Agrimonia eupatoria, Belgium, prov. Luxembourg, Resteigne; © Jean-Yves Baugnée, det. Erik…

Ectoedemia rubivora parasite

Ectoedemia rubivora (Wocke, 1860) dewberry pigmy Rubus fruticosus, Duin en Kruidberg detail Rubus spec, Schiermonnikoog: leaf with several young mines © Dik Vonk mine Egg at the underside of the leaf. The mine is a highly contorted gallery, strongly widening towards the end. Frass in the second half of the…

Agrimonia host plants

…part of the initial corridor strongly wound, intestine-like => 8 ** 7b entire corridor in wide loops => 9 8a larva pupates in a cocoon within the mine: Ectoedemia agrimoniae 8b pupation outside the mine: Ectoedemia arcuatella 9a mine a distinct corridor throughout its length => 10 9b final part…

genus Agrimonia host plant genus

…aurella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella splendidissimella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella thuringiaca leaf miner Nepticulidae Ectoedemia agrimoniae leaf miner doubtful Nepticulidae Ectoedemia arcuatella leaf miner Tenthredinidae Fenella nigrita leaf miner Tischeriidae Coptotriche heinemanni leaf pustule Chytridiales Synchytrium aureum leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Pucciniastrum agrimoniae flower vagrant Aphididae Acyrthosiphon malvae agrimoniae

Agrimonia eupatoria host plant species

…Agromyza idaeiana leaf miner Nepticulidae Ectoedemia agrimoniae leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella aeneofasciella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella aurella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella thuringiaca leaf miner Tenthredinidae Fenella nigrita leaf miner Tischeriidae Coptotriche heinemanni leaf pustule Chytridiales Synchytrium aureum leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Pucciniastrum agrimoniae flower vagrant Aphididae Acyrthosiphon malvae agrimoniae

Agrimonia procera host plant species

fragrant agrimony organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf gall Aphididae Aphis proffti leaf down Erysiphales Podosphaera aphanis leaf down Peronosporales Peronospora agrimoniae leaf miner Nepticulidae Ectoedemia agrimoniae leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella aurella flower vagrant Aphididae Acyrthosiphon malvae agrimoniae leaf miner Tenthredinidae Fenella nigrita leaf miner Tischeriidae Coptotriche…

Aremonia host plants

…corridor widens into definite blotch => 3 3a mine begins at a shining egg shell; then a contorted corridor, that finally widens into a blotch; larva without feet: Ectoedemia agrimoniae 3b no egg shell to be seen; the mine widens almost immediately to a blotch; larva with well-developed thoracic legs:…

P (references) references

…of Variation 120: 188-189. Palmer K, 2011a. A new UK food plant for Ectoedemia subbimaculella (Haw.) (Lep. Nepticulidae). – Entomologist’s Record and Journal of Variation 123: 285-285. Palmer K, 2013a. Phytomyza hellebori Kaltenbach, 1872 (Dip.: Agromyzidae) now on Helleborus niger (Christmas Rose) in the UK. – Entomologist’s Record and Journal…