Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Festuca ovina host plant species

sheep’s-fescue synonym: Festuca vulgaris organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf vagrant Nymphalidae Erebia pronoe leaf pustule Phyllachoraceae Phyllachora sylvatica leaf leaf spot Spermospora ciliata root collar scale Coccidae Lecanopsis formicarum leaf vagrant Miridae Systellonotus triguttatus leaf vagrant Miridae Conostethus roseus flower vagrant Pentatomidae Aelia klugii root scale Rhizoecidae Rhizoecus albidus leaf vagrant […]

Festuca rubra host plant species

red fescue synonym: Festuca dumetorum Hegetschw., L., duriuscula organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf vagrant Delphacidae Metropis mayri leaf pustule Phyllachoraceae Phyllachora sylvatica flower leaf spot Phaeosphaeriaceae Parastagonospora nodorum leaf leaf spot Mycosphaerellaceae Graminopassalora graminis leaf leaf spot Mycosphaerellaceae Ramularia holci-lanati leaf leaf spot Spermospora ciliata leaf leaf spot Mycosphaerellaceae Ramularia pusilla […]

genus Festuca host plant genus

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf vagrant Nymphalidae Erebia pronoe leaf leaf spot Phaeosphaeriaceae Phaeosphaeria eustoma leaf leaf spot Leptosphaeriaceae Leptosphaeria arenaria stem scale Coccidae Scythia aetnensis leaf vagrant Delphacidae Metropis mayri leaf vagrant Lasiocampidae Chondrostega escobesae leaf vagrant Delphacidae Metropis inermis leaf vagrant Delphacidae Metropis mayri flower leaf spot Phaeosphaeriaceae Parastagonospora […]

Festuca filiformis host plant species

fine-leaved sheep’s-fescue synonym: 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

Festuca host plants

Festuca fescue Incl. x Festulolium, Patzkea, Schedonorus (For a dichotomous table for galls on Festuca by Hans Roskam click here) Dichotomous table for leafminers 1a larva with thoracic feet and a chitinised head => 2 1b larva a maggot without feet or recognisable head => 8 1c galls, etc => Tables for all parasites per […]