Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mompha lacteella parasite

Mompha lacteella (Stephens, 1834) rust-blotch mompha mine Large full depth blotch in the lower leaves. Much frass in coarse grains. The larva easily leaves its mine and restarts elsewhere. Pupation either in the mine or in the ground. Mines cannot be told apart from those of Mompha propinquella. host plants…

Mompha propinquella parasite

Mompha propinquella (Stainton, 1851) marbled mompha mine Large full depth blotch in the lower leaves; much frass in coarse grains. The larva can make several mines. Pupation either in the mine or in the ground. Mines cannot be distinguished from those of Mompha lacteella host plants Onagraceae, monophagous Epilobium hirsutum,…

Epilobium host plants

Mompha ochraceella 4b full-depth blotch without apparent association with the midrib; much coarse granular frass => 5 5a larva: anal shield light brown, feet dark brown: Mompha propinquella 5b anal shield and feet dark grey: Mompha lacteella Not included in the key: Cnephasia incertana, Cnephasia stephensiana; Liriomyza strigata; Mompha epilobiella….

genus Epilobium host plant genus

…Aphididae Aphis pollinaria leaf gall Eriophyidae Phyllocoptes epilobiorum leaf miner Agromyzidae Liriomyza strigata leaf miner main Momphidae Mompha epilobiella leaf miner Momphidae Mompha lacteella leaf miner Momphidae Mompha langiella leaf miner Momphidae Mompha locupletella leaf miner Momphidae Mompha ochraceella leaf miner Momphidae Mompha propinquella leaf pustule Chytridiales Synchytrium aureum leaf…

Epilobium hirsutum host plant species

…down Erysiphales Podosphaera epilobii leaf down Peronosporales Plasmopara epilobii leaf gall Aphididae Aphis epilobiaria leaf gall Eriophyidae Phyllocoptes epilobiorum leaf miner main Momphidae Mompha epilobiella leaf miner Momphidae Mompha lacteella leaf miner Momphidae Mompha langiella leaf miner Momphidae Mompha ochraceella leaf miner Momphidae Mompha propinquella leaf pustule Chytridiales Synchytrium aureum…

Epilobium montanum host plant species

…Myzus lythri fruit gall Momphidae Mompha subbistrigella leaf down Erysiphales Podosphaera epilobii leaf down Peronosporales Plasmopara epilobii leaf miner Momphidae Mompha epilobiella leaf miner Momphidae Mompha lacteella leaf miner Momphidae Mompha langiella leaf miner Momphidae Mompha locupletella leaf miner Momphidae Mompha propinquella leaf pustule Chytridiales Synchytrium aureum leaf pustule aecia…

Epilobium palustre host plant species

…gall Aphididae Aphis pollinaria leaf gall Eriophyidae Phyllocoptes epilobiorum leaf miner Momphidae Mompha epilobiella leaf miner Momphidae Mompha locupletella leaf miner Momphidae Mompha propinquella leaf pustule Chytridiales Synchytrium aureum leaf pustule aecia Pucciniales Caeoma epilobii-alpini leaf pustule aecia uredinia telia Pucciniales Puccinia pulverulenta leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Puccinia varelae…