Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Stigmella aeneofasciella parasite

Stigmella aeneofasciella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855) brassy pigmy Agrimonia eupatoria, Zeeuws-Vlaanderen, Braakman mine Egg someplace at the underside of the leaf. The first part of the mine is a long, slender corridor, rather straight, often following a vein or the leaf margin. The frass here is black, lying in a very narrow…

Potentilla host plants

…=> 10 10a frass in the first section of the gallery diffuse, greyish green: Stigmella anomalella 10b frass black and granular, also in the first section: Stigmella splendidissimella 11a egg at the upperside: Stigmella poterii 11b egg at the underside => 12 12a lowland species: Stigmella aeneofasciella 12b always, or…

Agrimonia host plants

…of the corridor widened into a blotch: Stigmella aeneofasciella 10a mine long, slender, often crossing itself; frass line thread thin; no living larvae in the period December-April: Stigmella splendidissimella 10b mine shorter and less slender, rarely crossing itself; frass line wider; living larvae also in December-April => 11 11a corridor…

genus Potentilla host plant genus

…Incurvariidae Incurvaria praelatella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella aeneofasciella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella anomalella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella poterii leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella splendidissimella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella stelviana leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella thuringiaca leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella tormentillella leaf miner Nepticulidae Ectoedemia arcuatella leaf miner Psychidae Apterona helicoidella leaf miner…

Ectoedemia agrimoniae parasite

Ectoedemia agrimoniae (Frey, 1858) agrimony pigmy Agrimonia eupatoria, Belgium, prov. Luxembourg, Belvaux: the two larvae far left and far down in the picture, with dark head (the larvae with ± yellow head are Stigmella aeneofasciella); from van Nieukerken (2006a) Agrimonia eupatoria, Belgium, prov. Luxembourg, Resteigne; © Jean-Yves Baugnée, det. Erik…

genus Agrimonia host plant genus

…Nepticulidae Stigmella aurella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella splendidissimella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella thuringiaca leaf miner Nepticulidae Ectoedemia agrimoniae leaf miner doubtful Nepticulidae Ectoedemia arcuatella leaf miner Tenthredinidae Fenella nigrita leaf miner Tischeriidae Coptotriche heinemanni leaf pustule Chytridiales Synchytrium aureum leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Pucciniastrum agrimoniae flower vagrant Aphididae Acyrthosiphon…

genus Fragaria host plant genus

…miner Nepticulidae Stigmella aeneofasciella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella aurella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella splendidissimella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella thuringiaca leaf miner Nepticulidae Ectoedemia arcuatella leaf miner Tenthredinidae Fenella nigrita leaf vagrant spring generation rarely Aphididae Sitobion fragariae stem gall Asterolecaniidae Planchonia arabidis root collar gall Actinomycetales Rhodococcus fascians root collar…

Agrimonia eupatoria host plant species

…Agromyza idaeiana leaf miner Nepticulidae Ectoedemia agrimoniae leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella aeneofasciella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella aurella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella thuringiaca leaf miner Tenthredinidae Fenella nigrita leaf miner Tischeriidae Coptotriche heinemanni leaf pustule Chytridiales Synchytrium aureum leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Pucciniastrum agrimoniae flower vagrant Aphididae Acyrthosiphon malvae agrimoniae…

Fragaria vesca host plant species

…miner main Incurvariidae Incurvaria praelatella leaf miner Nepticulidae Ectoedemia arcuatella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella aeneofasciella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella aurella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella thuringiaca leaf miner Tenthredinidae Fenella nigrita leaf vagrant Aphididae Macrosiphum euphorbiae leaf vagrant Aphididae Chaetosiphon fragaefolii leaf vagrant Aphididae Aphis forbesi leaf vagrant Aphididae Aphis gossypii…

Argentina anserina host plant species

…potentillae-anserinae leaf leaf spot Venturiales Venturia potentillae leaf gall Eriophyidae Cecidophyes potentillae leaf miner Agromyzidae Agromyza idaeiana leaf miner Agromyzidae Agromyza sulfuriceps leaf miner Buprestidae Trachys fragariae leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella aeneofasciella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella poterii leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella splendidissimella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella thuringiaca leaf miner Tenthredinidae…

Potentilla erecta host plant species

…gall Eriophyidae Phyllocoptes parvulus leaf miner Agromyzidae Agromyza idaeiana leaf miner Agromyzidae Agromyza sulfuriceps leaf miner Nepticulidae Ectoedemia arcuatella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella aeneofasciella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella poterii leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella tormentillella leaf miner Tenthredinidae Fenella nigrita leaf pustule Chytridiales Synchytrium pilificum leaf pustule aecia uredinia telia Pucciniales…

Potentilla reptans host plant species

…miner Agromyzidae Agromyza sulfuriceps leaf miner Buprestidae Trachys fragariae leaf miner Incurvariidae Incurvaria praelatella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella aeneofasciella leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella tormentillella leaf miner Tenthredinidae Fenella nigrita leaf oviposition scar doubtful Tenthredinidae Empria testaceipes leaf pustule Blastocladiales Physoderma vagans leaf pustule Chytridiales Synchytrium aureum leaf pustule Chytridiales Synchytrium…

Hemiptarsenus ornatus parasite

Hemiptarsenus ornatus (Nees, 1834) parasite Ectoparasitoid in mines of Chromatomyia horticola; Elachista ? stabilella; Heterarthrus nemoratus; Phyllonorycter anderidae, sorbi; Stigmella aeneofasciella; Triberta helianthemella; Trifurcula cryptella (Stainton). host plants polyphagous Betula nana; Helianthemum; Populus nigra. distribution within Europe PESI (2022). synonyms Hemiptarsenus dropion (walker, 1839). references Askew (1968a), Bouček (1959a). Yefremova,…