Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Micrurapteryx gradatella parasite

Micrurapteryx gradatella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855) mine Upper surface, flat, blotch; most frass is ejected from the mine. Pupation outside the mine. host plants Fabaceae, oligophagous Lathyrus linifolius, tuberosus; Vicia amoena, sepium. phenology Larvae between June and August, in two generations (Hering, 1957a). BENELUX Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea,…

Vicia host plants

…vacated through a semicircular exit slit => 13 13a frass in black strings: Liriomyza strigata 13b frass in a broad, green central band: Liriomyza congesta Not included in the key: Coleophora colutella, craccella, ononidella, vibicella; Cosmopterix schmidiella; Liriomyza bryoniae, huidobrensis, pisivora, trifolii; Micrurapteryx gradatella; Phyllonorycter medicaginella; Phytoliriomyza variegata; Scaptomyza graminum….

Lathyrus host plants

…the anus a black chitinous comb: Cnephasia asseclana 10b anal comb absent: Cnephasia stephensiana 11a larva: uniformly purplish brown to dark greyish brown: Aproaerema anthyllidella 11b pale, reddish, conspicuously marked: Syncopacma karvoneni 12a mine contains little or no frass: Micrurapteryx gradatella 12b mine with normal quantities of frass => 13…

genus Lathyrus host plant genus

…submetallescens stem miner Agromyzidae Ophiomyia orbiculata leaf miner Gracillariidae Micrurapteryx gradatella stem vagrant Aphididae Aphis comosa leaf vagrant summer generation Aphididae Aphis fabae systemic borer Anguinidae Ditylenchus dipsaci fruit gall Apionidae Ischnopterapion loti fruit gall Cecidomyiidae Asphondylia lathyri fruit gall summer generation Cecidomyiidae Contarinia pisi fruit gall Cecidomyiidae Contarinia silvestris…

genus Vicia host plant genus

…leaf miner doubtful Agromyzidae Phytoliriomyza variegata leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora colutella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora craccella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora vibicella leaf miner Cosmopterigidae Cosmopterix schmidiella leaf miner Drosophilidae Scaptomyza graminum leaf miner Gelechiidae Aproaerema anthyllidella leaf miner Gracillariidae Micrurapteryx gradatella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter nigrescentella leaf pustule Chytridiales Synchytrium…

Lathyrus linifolius host plant species

…Aprosthema fuscicorne leaf hidden Gelechiidae Athrips tetrapunctella fruit borer Tortricidae Grapholita orobana leaf hidden Tortricidae Grapholita jungiella fruit borer Tortricidae Grapholita lunulana flower gall Cecidomyiidae Dasineura silvestris leaf miner Gracillariidae Micrurapteryx gradatella leaf gall Aphididae Megoura viciae fruit gall Curculionidae Tychius quinquepunctatus leaf down Erysiphales Erysiphe trifoliorum leaf down Peronosporales…

Lathyrus tuberosus host plant species

…Oxystoma ochropus unknown borer larva Apionidae Cyanapion platalea leaf miner Gracillariidae Micrurapteryx gradatella stem vagrant Aphididae Acyrthosiphon pisum leaf gall Aphididae Megoura viciae fruit gall Cecidomyiidae Contarinia silvestris flower gall Cecidomyiidae Dasineura fairmairei flower gall doubtful Cecidomyiidae Lathyromyza florum leaf bud gall Cecidomyiidae Dasineura lathyricola leaf down Erysiphales Erysiphe pisi…

Vicia amoena host plant species

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf miner Gracillariidae Micrurapteryx gradatella

Vicia sepium host plant species

…Agromyzidae Agromyza felleri leaf miner Agromyzidae Agromyza lathyri leaf miner Agromyzidae Agromyza viciae leaf miner Agromyzidae Agromyza vicifoliae leaf miner Agromyzidae Liriomyza congesta leaf miner doubtful Agromyzidae Phytoliriomyza variegata leaf miner Cosmopterigidae Cosmopterix schmidiella leaf miner Gracillariidae Micrurapteryx gradatella leaf miner main Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter nigrescentella leaf pustule aecia uredinia telia…