Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Elachista alpinella parasite

Elachista alpinella Stainton, 1854 marsh dwarf mine The narrow mine begins a few cm below the tip of the leaf and runs downwards, sometimes along the leaf margin, sometimes in the center of the leaf. After hibernation the larva probably begins a new, similar mine, that becomes quite long, ending…

Carex host plants

…35 35a head black: Elachista utonella 35b head light brown: Elachista alpinella 36a with two orange red dorsal length lines: Elachista cinereopunctella 36b no length lines: Elachista gleichenella 37a species, within Europe, known only from Italy: Elachista fulgens 37b species (also) elsewhere in Italy: Elachista albidella, alpinella, kilmunella & utonella…

genus Carex host plant genus

Elachista imatrella leaf miner Elachistidae Elachista juliensis leaf miner Elachistidae Elachista kebneella leaf miner Elachistidae Elachista kilmunella leaf miner doubtful Elachistidae Elachista leifi leaf miner Elachistidae Elachista martinii leaf miner Elachistidae Elachista morandinii leaf miner Elachistidae Elachista nobilella leaf miner Elachistidae Elachista obliquella leaf miner Elachistidae Elachista occidentalis leaf miner…

genus Festuca host plant genus

…Rhizoecidae Rhizoecus poltavae scale Pseudococcidae Longicoccus ashtarakensis root scale Rhizoecidae Ripersiella caesii scale Pseudococcidae Spilococcus furcatispinus root scale Coccidae Lecanopsis salvatorei root collar vagrant Crambidae Platytes alpinella root scale Rhizoecidae Rhizoecus albidus scale Pseudococcidae Longicoccus festucae root vagrant Cerambycidae Iberodorcadion becerrae root vagrant Cerambycidae Iberodorcadion heydenii root vagrant Cerambycidae Iberodorcadion…

Carex riparia host plant species

…fruit gall Ustilaginales Farysia thuemenii leaf miner Agromyzidae Cerodontha angulata leaf miner Agromyzidae Cerodontha eucaricis leaf miner Agromyzidae Cerodontha morosa leaf miner Elachistidae Elachista albidella leaf miner Elachistidae Elachista alpinella leaf miner Elachistidae Elachista carinisella leaf miner Elachistidae Elachista fulgens leaf miner Elachistidae Elachista kilmunella leaf miner Elachistidae Elachista utonella…

Carex paniculata host plant species

…gagathinus leaf vagrant Phytoptidae Phytoptus liroi stem borer larva Curculionidae Thryogenes fiorii leaf vagrant summer generation doubtful Aphididae Cavariella aegopodii fruit gall Cecidomyiidae Dasineura minungula fruit gall Ustilaginales Farysia thuemenii leaf miner Agromyzidae Cerodontha angulata leaf miner Agromyzidae Cerodontha eucaricis leaf miner Elachistidae Elachista alpinella leaf miner Elachistidae Elachista carinisella…

Carex acutiformis host plant species

…subinclusa leaf miner Agromyzidae Cerodontha angulata leaf miner Agromyzidae Cerodontha eucaricis leaf miner main Agromyzidae Cerodontha morosa leaf miner Elachistidae Elachista albidella leaf miner Elachistidae Elachista alpinella leaf miner Elachistidae Elachista fulgens leaf miner main Elachistidae Elachista utonella leaf miner Gelechiidae Monochroa arundinetella leaf pustule uredinia telia doubtful Pucciniales Puccinia…

Carex acuta host plant species

…Cerodontha angulata leaf miner Agromyzidae Cerodontha eucaricis leaf miner Agromyzidae Cerodontha morosa leaf miner Elachistidae Elachista albidella leaf miner Elachistidae Elachista alpinella leaf miner Elachistidae Elachista obliquella leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Puccinia circaeae-caricis leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Puccinia paludosa leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Puccinia pringsheimiana leaf pustule…

Corynephorus canescens host plant species

…unknown unknown Pseudococcidae Phenacoccus interruptus leaf vagrant Eriophyidae Aceria tosichella leaf down Erysiphales Erysiphaceae Blumeria graminis leaf gall Eriophyidae Abacarus hystrix leaf miner Elachistidae Elachista bifasciella leaf miner doubtful Elachistidae Elachista dispilella leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Puccinia coronata leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Puccinia graminis stem gall Eurytomidae Tetramesa…

genus Corynephorus host plant genus

…scale Eriococcidae Greenisca glyceriae root scale Pseudococcidae Rhodania occulta leaf scale Coccidae Eriopeltis stammeri unknown unknown Pseudococcidae Phenacoccus interruptus leaf vagrant Eriophyidae Aceria tosichella root vagrant Aphididae Geoica setulosa leaf down Erysiphales Erysiphaceae Blumeria graminis leaf gall Eriophyidae Abacarus hystrix leaf miner Elachistidae Elachista bifasciella leaf miner doubtful Elachistidae Elachista

Festuca filiformis host plant species

…Festuca ovina subsp. tenuifolia, tenuifolia organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite root collar scale Coccidae Lecanopsis formicarum root collar vagrant Crambidae Platytes alpinella leaf hidden Crambidae Catoptria fulgidella leaf vagrant Nymphalidae Pyronia tithonus root scale Pseudococcidae Rhodania occulta unknown unknown Pseudococcidae Phenacoccus interruptus leaf miner Elachistidae Elachista triatomea…