Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Leucoptera lotella parasite

Leucoptera lotella (Stainton, 1859) little bent-wing on Dorycnium, Lotus, Securigera Lotus corniculatus, Belgium, prov. Namur, Philippeville, RN les Tournailles, 17.vii.2018 © Stéphane Claerebout mine in backlight Lotus corniculatus, Belgium, prov. Liège: Ben-Ahin, Lovegnée-Bosquet © Jean-Yves Baugnée Lotus uliginosus, Belgium, prov. Brabant, Cortil-Noirmont © Jean-Yves Baugnée mine, lighted from behind Lotus…

Coronilla host plants

…Syncopacma vinella 8a corridor widening into a blotch => 9 8b blotch, without a trace of a preceding corridor: Leucoptera lotella 9a transition from galley to blotch abrupt: Trifurcula cryptella 9b transition gradual: Trifurcula ortneri 10a frass in a broad central green band with minute black grains at either side:…

Dorycnium host plants

…without a trace of a preceding gallery: Leucoptera lotella 4b mine starts as a gallery => 5 5a gallery from start to end, descending down to the stem: Trifurcula josefklimeschi 5b the gallery widens to a clear blotch => 6 6a pupa usually in the mine; larva: thorax dorsally with…

Lotus host plants

…all parasites per species 2a blotch large, containing abundant frass; larva in the mine until close to pupation: Leucoptera lotella 2b blotch generally small with little or no frass; after a short time the larvae start living between spun leaves => 3 3a larva slate grey, anteriorly a white dorsal…

Dorycnium pentaphyllum subsp. germanicum host plant species

…gall Eriophyidae Aceria euaspis leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora acrisella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora bilineatella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora congeriella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora medelichensis leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora oriolella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora squamella leaf miner Lyonetiidae Leucoptera lotella leaf miner Nepticulidae Trifurcula eurema stem gall doubtful Agromyzidae Melanagromyza cunctans…

genus Coronilla host plant genus

…miner Coleophoridae Coleophora oriolella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora sisteronica leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora trifariella leaf miner Gelechiidae Aproaerema anthyllidella leaf miner Lyonetiidae Leucoptera lotella leaf miner Nepticulidae Trifurcula cryptella leaf miner Nepticulidae Trifurcula ortneri leaf miner Psychidae Apterona helicoidella leaf pustule telia Pucciniales Uromyces coronillae stem gall Asterolecaniidae Planchonia arabidis…

genus Dorycnium host plant genus

…miner Coleophoridae Coleophora congeriella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora medelichensis leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora oriolella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora spumosella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora squamella leaf miner Gelechiidae Aproaerema anthyllidella leaf miner Lyonetiidae Leucoptera lotella leaf miner Nepticulidae Trifurcula eurema leaf miner Psychidae Apterona helicoidella leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Uromyces…

genus Lotus host plant genus

…Coleophoridae Coleophora squamella leaf miner main Gelechiidae Syncopacma taeniolella leaf miner Gelechiidae Aproaerema anthyllidella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter insignitella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter nigrescentella leaf miner Lycaenidae Polyommatus icarus leaf miner Lyonetiidae Leucoptera lotella leaf miner Nepticulidae Trifurcula cryptella leaf miner Nepticulidae Trifurcula eurema leaf miner Nepticulidae Trifurcula manygoza leaf…

Dorycnium pentaphyllum host plant species

…spring generation Cecidomyiidae Asphondylia dorycnii leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora acrisella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora congeriella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora oriolella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora spumosella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora squamella leaf miner Lyonetiidae Leucoptera lotella leaf miner Nepticulidae Trifurcula eurema stem miner Nepticulidae Trifurcula josefklimeschi stem vagrant Aphididae Aphis craccivora…

Lotus maritimus host plant species

…Syncopacma taeniolella root vagrant larva Curculionidae Coelositona cinerascens root borer Sesiidae Bembecia ichneumoniformis leaf down Erysiphales Erysiphe trifoliorum leaf down Peronosporales Peronospora tetragonolobi leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora colutella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora discordella leaf miner Lyonetiidae Leucoptera lotella leaf miner Nepticulidae Trifurcula eurema leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Uromyces euphorbiae-corniculatae…

Lotus corniculatus host plant species

…leaf miner main Gelechiidae Syncopacma taeniolella leaf miner Lycaenidae Polyommatus icarus leaf miner Lyonetiidae Leucoptera lotella leaf miner Nepticulidae Trifurcula cryptella leaf miner Nepticulidae Trifurcula eurema leaf miner Nepticulidae Trifurcula manygoza leaf miner main Scythrididae Scythris picaepennis leaf miner Scythrididae Scythris siccella leaf pustule Chytridiales Synchytrium alpicola leaf pustule Chytridiales…

Lotus pedunculatus host plant species

…loti leaf bud gall Cecidomyiidae Jaapiella loticola leaf down Erysiphales Erysiphe trifoliorum leaf down Peronosporales Peronospora lotorum leaf leaf spot Capnodiales Ovularia sphaeroidea leaf miner Lyonetiidae Leucoptera lotella leaf miner Nepticulidae Trifurcula cryptella leaf miner Nepticulidae Trifurcula eurema leaf miner Nepticulidae Trifurcula ridiculosa leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Uromyces euphorbiae-corniculatae…

Securigera securidaca host plant species

synonym: Bonaveria securidaca; Securigera coronilla organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite fruit borer Chrysomelidae Bruchidius pusillus leaf down Erysiphales Erysiphe trifoliorum leaf miner Agromyzidae Agromyza nana leaf miner Agromyzidae Liriomyza cicerina leaf miner Agromyzidae Liriomyza congesta leaf miner Lyonetiidae Leucoptera lotella leaf miner Psychidae Apterona helicoidella…

Securigera varia host plant species

…Liriomyza coronillae leaf miner Agromyzidae Liriomyza strigata leaf miner Agromyzidae Phytoliriomyza variegata leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora colutella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora coronillae leaf miner Lyonetiidae Leucoptera lotella leaf miner Nepticulidae Trifurcula cryptella leaf pustule telia Pucciniales Uromyces coronillae stem gall Asterolecaniidae Planchonia arabidis stem vagrant Aphididae Acyrthosiphon pisum root collar…

July, 2018 host plant genus, news

new rust fungus host plant new pictures Aceria echii, ilicis, laticincta, ononidis; Aecidium clematidis; Aphis farinosa; Apiognomonia errabunda; Asphondylia melanopus; Cavariella theobaldi; Cercospora davisii, violae; Chaitophorus leucomelas, populeti; Chromatomyia gentianae; Dasineura harrisoni, pyri; Diplocarpon mespili; Eriocrania sparrmannella; Euphyllura phillyreae; Exobasidium vaccinii; Fusarium graminearum; Iteomyia major; Jaapiella schmidti; Leucoptera lotella, lustratella;…

Pnigalio soemius parasite

Pnigalio soemius (Walker, 839) parasite Ectoparasitoid in mines of Agromyza albitarsis; Chirosia ? grossicauda; Chromatomyia horticola, milii; Ectodedemia occultella; Kessleria saxifragae; Leucoptera laburnella, lotella; Phyllocnistis citrella; Rhopalomyia ptarmicae. host plants polyphagous Citrus sinensis; Populus. distribution within Europe PESI (2022). references Askew (1968a), Çikman, Beyarslan & Civelek (2006a), Papanikolaou, Kavallieratos, Kontodimas…