Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Parornix finitimella parasite

Parornix finitimella (Zeller, 1850) pointed slender Prunus spinosa, Belgium, prov. Namur, Couvin © Stéphane Claerebout mine The mine starts as a lower-surface epidermal corridor, that becomes widened into a blotch. The end result is a small, strongly inflated, tentiform mine between two side veins. The leaf tissue is eaten away…

Parornix torquillella parasite

Parornix torquillella (Zeller, 1850) blackthorn slender Prunus spinosa, Belgium, prov. Namur, Éprave © Jean-Yves Baugnée Prunus spinosa, België, prov. Namen, Couvin, Frasnes © Stéphane Claerebout larva Prunus spinosa, Belgium, prov. Namur, Parc National de Furfooz © Stéphane Claerebout underside larva mine The mine begins as a lower-surface epidermal gallery that…

Parornix finitimella larva parasite

Prunus spinosa, Belgium, prov. Namur, Couvin: living larva in the mining stage © Stéphane Claerebout another time Prunus spinosa, Rhenen; free living stage head and pronotum, twice abdominal and anal prolegs eye patch…

Prunus host plants

…mm; pupa in the mine => 7 6a mine elongated, inflated; lower epidermis grey, opaque, with several pleats; larva grey with black feet: Parornix finitimella 6b mine oval or rectangular, hardly inflated; lower epidermis whitish, transparant, not pleated; larva pale green with greenish feet: Parornix torquillella 7a on Prunus padus:…

genus Prunus host plant genus

…leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora spinella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora trigeminella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora violacea leaf miner Curculionidae Rhamphus oxyacanthae leaf miner Gelechiidae Recurvaria nanella leaf miner Gracillariidae Callisto insperatella leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix anguliferella leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix atripalpella leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix finitimella leaf miner rarely Gracillariidae Parornix

Prunus spinosa host plant species

…Coleophoridae Coleophora spinella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora trigeminella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora violacea leaf miner Curculionidae Rhamphus oxyacanthae leaf miner Gelechiidae Recurvaria nanella leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix anguliferella leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix atripalpella leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix finitimella leaf miner main Gracillariidae Parornix torquillella leaf miner rarely Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter cerasicolella…

Prunus persica host plant species

…leaf gall Eriophyidae Phyllocoptes abaenus leaf gall Psyllidae Cacopsylla pruni leaf gall Taphrinales Taphrina deformans leaf miner Gelechiidae Recurvaria nanella leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix anguliferella leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix finitimella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter hostis leaf miner Lyonetiidae Lyonetia clerkella leaf miner Lyonetiidae Lyonetia prunifoliella leaf miner Tischeriidae Coptotriche gaunacella…

Prunus mahaleb host plant species

…Phorodon humuli leaf gall spring generation Aphididae Rhopalosiphum padi leaf gall spring generation Aphididae Roepkea marchali leaf gall Eriophyidae Eriophyes homophyllus leaf gall Eriophyidae Eriophyes prunispinosae leaf gall Eriophyidae Eriophyes similis leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora prunifoliae leaf miner Gelechiidae Recurvaria nanella leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix anguliferella leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix

Prunus domestica subsp. insititia host plant species

…oxyacanthae leaf miner Gelechiidae Recurvaria nanella leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix finitimella leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix torquillella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter spinicolella leaf miner Lyonetiidae Leucoptera malifoliella leaf miner Lyonetiidae Lyonetia clerkella leaf miner Nepticulidae Ectoedemia atricollis leaf miner Nepticulidae Ectoedemia mahalebella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella plagicolella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella…

Prunus domestica host plant species

…leaf miner Gelechiidae Recurvaria nanella leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix finitimella leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix torquillella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter spinicolella leaf miner Lyonetiidae Leucoptera malifoliella leaf miner Lyonetiidae Lyonetia clerkella leaf miner doubtful Nepticulidae Bohemannia pulverosella leaf miner Nepticulidae Ectoedemia mahalebella leaf miner Nepticulidae Ectoedemia spinosella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella…

Prunus cerasifera host plant species

…spring generation rarely Aphididae Brachycaudus cardui leaf gall spring generation Aphididae Phorodon humuli leaf gall spring generation Aphididae Rhopalosiphum padi leaf gall Eriophyidae Phyllocoptes abaenus leaf gall Psyllidae Cacopsylla pruni leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora anatipenella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora hemerobiella leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix finitimella leaf miner rarely Gracillariidae Parornix

Prunus avium host plant species

…Coleophora spinella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora trigeminella leaf miner Curculionidae Rhamphus oxyacanthae leaf miner Gelechiidae Recurvaria nanella leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix anguliferella leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix finitimella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter corylifoliella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter hostis leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter sorbi leaf miner Lyonetiidae Leucoptera malifoliella leaf miner Lyonetiidae…

Prunus armeniaca host plant species

…Gracillariidae Parornix finitimella leaf miner Lyonetiidae Lyonetia clerkella leaf miner Lyonetiidae Lyonetia prunifoliella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella oxyacanthella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella plagicolella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella prunetorum leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Leucotelium cerasi leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Tranzschelia discolor leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Tranzschelia pruni-spinosae leaf…

Prunus padus host plant species

…Eriophyes prunianus leaf gall Eriophyidae Phyllocoptes eupadi leaf gall Psyllidae Cacopsylla pruni leaf gall Taphrinales Taphrina wiesneri leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora coracipennella leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora spinella leaf miner Gracillariidae Callisto insperatella leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix finitimella leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter sorbi leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter spinicolella leaf miner Lyonetiidae…