Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mompha subbistrigella parasite

Mompha subbistrigella (Haworth, 1828) garden mompha on Epilobium Epilobium cf montanum, Belgium, prov. Namur, Phillippeville (Cerfontaine), RN du Fonds des Vaux © Stéphane Claerebout larva gall The larva lives within the fruit, feeding on the ripening seeds; occupied fruits are characteristically curved. host plants Onagraceae, monophagous Epilobium montanum, palustre, parviflorum,…

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 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…

gallers on Epilobium and Chamerion specials

…veins and stem, surrounded by ruptured lead-grey epidermis. Bulges causing ± conspicuous distortions: Puccinia gigantea 23a On inflorescences or flowers => 24 23b Fruit slightly thickened, distorted, unopened. Containing a red caterpillar when mature. E. montanum, palustre, parviflorum, tetragonum: Mompha subbistrigella 24a Malformations on expanded parts of the inflorescence, caused…

Epilobium parviflorum host plant species

hoary willowherb organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf vagrant Sphingidae Proserpinus proserpina leaf vagrant Sphingidae Deilephila elpenor leaf vagrant Sphingidae Hyles gallii leaf vagrant Chrysomelidae Altica lythri leaf vagrant Chrysomelidae Altica oleracea leaf scale Aleyrodidae Trialeurodes vaporariorum fruit gall Momphidae Mompha subbistrigella leaf down Erysiphales Leveillula taurica…

Epilobium tetragonum host plant species

square-stalked willowherb synonym: Epilobium adnatum organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite leaf vagrant Sphingidae Proserpinus proserpina leaf vagrant doubtful Geometridae Orthonama vittata leaf vagrant Chrysomelidae Altica jarmilae leaf vagrant summer generation Aphididae Myzus lythri leaf gall Aphididae Aphis epilobiaria fruit gall Momphidae Mompha subbistrigella leaf down Erysiphales Podosphaera…