Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phyllonorycter apparella parasite

Phyllonorycter apparella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855) aspen midget Populus tremula, Belgium, prov. Hainaut, Hensies; © Jean-Yves Baugnée underside: unfortunately, the mine was vacated mine Lower-surface tentiform mine with 1-2 strong folds. Frass clumped in a corner of the mine. Pupa in the mine, in a large white cocoon. host plants Salicaceae, monophagous Populus x canescens, tremula. Delplanque […]

Riddiford NJ & Young MR, 2016a.

Phyllonorycter apparella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855) (Lep.: Gracillariidae) new to the British Isles from Fair Isle. – Entomologist’s Record and Journal of Variation 128: 19-22.

genus Populus host plant genus

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite root vagrant larva Curculionidae Chlorophanus graminicola leaf hidden Choreutidae Choreutis diana unknown scale Coccidae Pulvinaria tremulae stem scale Coccidae Saissetia oleae leaf vagrant adult Chrysomelidae Labidostomis lusitanica leaf vagrant adult Curculionidae Simo hirticornis root vagrant Curculionidae Peritelus sphaeroides stem borer Cerambycidae Anoplophora glabripennis stem borer Curculionidae Dryoxylon […]

Populus tremula host plant species

aspen synonym: Populus sieboldii organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite stem borer Buprestidae Agrilus viridis flower borer Curculionidae Dorytomus longimanus leaf vagrant Thripidae Mycterothrips salicis stem vagrant Phlaeothripidae Lispothrips crassipes leaf leaf spot Dermateaceae Gloeosporium dubium stem borer Cerambycidae Cerambyx scopolii dead wood borer Cerambycidae Lepturalia nigripes dead wood borer Cerambycidae Menesia bipunctata […]

Populus x canescens host plant species

grey poplar organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite dead wood borer Cerambycidae Aegosoma scabricorne stem borer Cerambycidae Saperda carcharias leaf vagrant Tetranychidae Eotetranychus populi leaf vagrant Chrysomelidae Chrysomela populi leaf leaf spot Phyllostictaceae Phyllosticta osteospora leaf vagrant Cicadellidae Edwardsiana candidula leaf vagrant Cicadellidae Populicerus albicans leaf vagrant Cicadellidae Populicerus laminatus leaf vagrant Cicadellidae […]

Populus host plants

Populus Poplar (For a dichotomous table for galls on Populus by Hans Roskam click here) Dichotomous table for leafminers 1a mine ends in a circular excision: Tachyerges decoratus 1b lower-surface tentiform mine => 2 1c corridor, not appreciably widened towards the end => 8 1d blotch, may be preceded by a corridor => 18 2a […]