Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Why is “my” plant not mentioned? Frequently Asked Question

Almost always because the plant is discussed in the site is under a more modern name. For practically each scientific plant name there exist a number of synonyms. It is not possible to incorporate them into the site. As far as possible the botanical nomenclature in the site adheres to the Euro+Med PlantBase, and with […]

Where can I find the old website Frequently Asked Question

The old website is available on Please note that this website has not been maintained since 2017.

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Zabalgogeazcoa I, García Ciudad A, Leuchtmann A, Vázquez de Aldana BR & García Criado B, 2008a. Effects of choke disease in the grass Brachypodium phoenicoides. – Plant Pathology 57: 467-472. Zaberga J, Legzdina L, Otfinowski W & Obelevičius Ž, 2014a. First faunistic data of the Nepticulidae (Lepidoptera) of northwestern Lithuania. In: Selected abstracts and papers […]

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Yang J, Wang X, Duffy KJ & Dai X, 2021a. A preliminary world checklist of fern-mining insects. – Biodiversity Data Journal 9: e62839 . Yates B & Hodge PJ, 2000a. The Coleoptera of Rye Bay. Internet publication, pp 108. Yegorenkova E & Yefremova Z, 2016a. Notes on Lasioptera rubi (Schrank) (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) and its larval […]

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Xue XF, Han X & Zhang ZQ, 2015a. Correct identification and biosecurity decision-making: two species instead of one in Aceria genistae complex (Acari: Eriophyidae) in New Zealand. – Systematic and applied Acarology 20(1): 71-86. Xue XF, Sadeghi H & Hong XY, 2009a. Eriophyoid mites (Acari: Eriophyoidea) from Iran, with descriptions of three new species, one […]

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Wachi N, Ide T & Abe Y, 2011a. A new inquiline species of Saphonecrus (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Synergini) associated with cecidomyiid galls on oak trees in Japan. – Annals of the entomological Society of America 104(3): 369-373. Wachmann E, Melber E & Deckert J, 2004a. Wanzen 2: Cimicomorpha, Microphysidae (Flechtenwanzen), Miridae (Weichanzen). – Tierwelt Deutschlands 75: […]

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Vacante V, 2015a. The handbook of mites of economic plants: identification, bio-ecology and control. CABI, pp 890. Välimäki P & Itämies J 2002a. Occurrence and experimental introduction of Capricornia boisduvaliana (Duponchel, 1836) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in Finland. — Entomologica fennica 13: 89–97. Vainio EJ, Velmala SM, Salo P, Huhtinen S & Müller MM, 2017a. Defoliation of […]

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Uechi N, Yukawa J & Yamaguchi D, 2004a. Host Alternation by gall midges of the genus Asphondylia (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae). – Bishop Museum Bulletin in Entomology 12: 53-66. Ueckermann EA, Palevsky E, Gerson U, Recht E & Theron PD, 2018a. The Tenuipalpidae (Acari: Trombidiformes) of Israel.- Acarologia 58(2): 483-525. Ueckermann EA & Ripka G, 2015a. Three […]

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Tabell J, 2008a. [Observations on larvae of Monochroa arundinetella (Stainton, 1858) and Scrobipalpula diffluella (Frey, 1870) (Gelechiidae)]. – Baptria 33(4) 136-137. Tabell J, 2013a. Coleophora alacanta Tabell, sp. n., a new coleophorid moth from southern Spain, with notes on the biology of C. kahaourella Toll, 1957 (Lepidoptera: Coleophoridae). – SHILAP, Revista de Lepidopterología 41(164): 479-488. […]

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Rabasa SG, Gutiérrez D & Escudero A, 2007a. Metapopulation structure and habitat quality in modelling dispersal in the butterfly Iolana iolas. – Oikos 116: 793-806. Rabaud E, 1909. Sur l’éthologie et les parasites de Larinus leuzeae Fabr. – La Feuille des jeunes Naturalistes 459: 53—60. Rabitsch W, 2008a. Alien true bugs of Europe (Insecta: Hemiptera: […]

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Quacchia A, Ferracini C & Alma A, 2011a. [Origin, spread and measures adopted to control the chestnut gall wasp in Europe]. – Atti della Accademia nazionale italiana di Entomologia 58: 87-95. Quaedvlieg W, Verkley GJM, Shin HD, Barreto RW, Alfenas AC, Swart WJ, Groenewald JZ & Crous PW, 2013a. Sizing up Septoria. – Studies in […]

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Páez Sánchez JI & Vega Guillén JM. Taphrina kruchii (Vuill.) Schroet. [undated internet publication] Pagani APS, Dianese AV, Inácio CA & Café-Filho AC, 2012a. Occurrence of white rust (Albugo ipomoeae-panduratae) on Ipomoea acuminata in the Brazilian Mid-West. – Brazilian Journal Of Microbiology (2012): 306-308. Paggetti E & Ceccolini F, 2014a. Prima segnalazione di Anthaxia (Anthaxia) […]

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Oatman ER, Legner FE & Brooks RF, 1962a. Bionomics of the eye-spotted bud moth, Spilonota ocellana, on cherry in Wisconsin. – Journal of economic Entomology 55(6) 930–934. Obregón R & Gil F, 2015a. Correcciones y aportaciones corológicas para seis lepidópteros eurosiberianos de restringida distribución en Andalucía (S. España), en el límite meridional europeo (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae). […]

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Nadal i Puigdefabregas M & Moret i Benaset A, 1984a. Contribución al conocimiento de las especies del genero Phyllosticta de Catalunya. – Anales de Biología 1, 1984, Sección especial 1: 95-98. Nadein KS, 2005a. A review of leaf beetles of the Psylliodes saulcyi species-group (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Alticinae). – Entomological Review 85(3): 267–279. Nadein KD, 2008a. […]

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Maafi ZT, Sturhan D, Kheiri A & Geraert E, 2007a. Species of the Heterodera avenae group (Nematoda: Heteroderidae) from Iran. – Russian Journal of Nematology 15(1): 49-58. Maarouf A, Chemseddine M & Ramdani M, 1996a. Sur la mouche noire des céréales au Maroc Phorbia securis Tiensuu (Diptera, Anthomyiidae). – l’Entomologiste 52(1): 17-27. Máca J, 1972a. […]

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Laamari M, 2016a First report of Phylloxera quercus (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Aphididae) in Algeria. – Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin Laamari M, Coeur d’Acier A & Jousselin E, 2013a. New data on aphid fauna (Hemiptera, Aphididae) in Algeria. – ZooKeys 319: 223-229. Laasonen EM, Karvonen J, Kyrki J & Peltonen EO, 1988a. [Phyllonorycter pastorellus found in Finland]. – […]

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Haack RA, 2004a. Orthotomicus erosus: A new pine-infesting bark beetle in the United States. – Newsletter of the Michigan entomological Society 49(3/4): 3-3. Haarder S, Bruun HH, Harris KM & Skuhravá M, 2016a. Gall midges (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) new to the Danish fauna. – Entomologisk Tidskrift 137(3): 79-98. Haarder S & Liston A, 2018a. From dusty […]

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Jaap O, 1918a. Verzeichnis der bei Triglitz in der Prignitz beobachteten Zoocecidien nebst Bemerkungen zu einigen in meiner Sammlung angegebenen Arten. – Verhandlungen des botanischen Vereins der Provinz Brandenburg 60: 1-55. Jaap O, 1928a. Verzeichnis von Zoocecidien aus dem östlichen Holstein und Lauenburg. – Schriften des naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins für Schleswig-Holstein 18: 162-209. Jachym M, 2007a. […]

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Kabaktepe Ş & Akata I, 2019a. The smut fungi determined in Aladağlar and Bolkar mountains (Turkey). – Mantar Dergisi/ The Journal of Fungus 10(2): 82-86. Kabaktepe S, Akata I, Siahaan SAS, Takamatsu S & Braun U, 2017a. Powdery mildews (Ascomycota, Erysiphales) on Fontanesia phillyreoides and Jasminum fruticans in Turkey. – Mycoscience 58: 30-34. Kabaktepe Ş […]

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Gabzdil R, 2019a. [Eurythyrea austriaca (Coleoptera: Buprestidae): new jewel beetle for the fauna of Vihorlat Mt.] – Entomofauna carpathica 31(2): 95‐96. Gac M Le, Hood ME, Fournier E & Giraud T, 2007a. Phylogenetic evidence of host-specific cryptic species in the anther smut fungus. – Evolution 61: 15-26. Gaedike R, 1966a. Ergebnisse der Albanien-Expedition 1961 des […]

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Iannotta N, Belfiore T, Noce ME, Scalercio S & Vizzarri V. 2012a. Correlation between Bactrocera oleae infestation and Camarosporium dalmaticum infection in an olive area of southern Italy. – Acta Horticulturae 949: 309-316. Ianovici N, Matica A & Scurtu M, 2010a. Contribution to the knowledge of leaf galls from western Romania. – Annals of West […]

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Faasen T, 2020a. Drie nieuwe Nederlandse kevers en een herontdekking (Coleoptera: Latridiidae, Brentidae, Ptiliidae, Anthicidae). – Nederlandse faunistische Mededelingen 55: 11-21. Fabiano F, 2017a. Nuovi dati sulla Lepidotterofauna dell’Isola di Montecristo (Lepidoptera). – Onychium 13: 143-158. Faccoli M, 2006a. Morphological separation of Tomicus piniperda and T. destruens (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae): new and old characters. – […]

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Eady RD & Quinlan J, 1963a. Hymenoptera Cynipoidea: key to families and Cynipinae (including galls). – Handbooks for the Identification of british Insects 8(1a): 1-81. Easton AM, 1954a. A revision of the lugubris complex in the genus Meligethes Stephens (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae). – Transactions of the royal entomological Society of London 105(16): 373-392. Eastop VF, 1971a. […]

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Dabry J, 0000a. Diables et cercopes: lumières sur quelques cicadomorphes de Lorraine. – Hémiptère 0000: 16-22. Daccordi M & Ruffo S, 2004a. Considerazioni biogeografiche sulle Chrysolina delle province appenninica e sicula con descrizione di Chrysolina (Stichoptera) bourdonnei n. sp. (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae). – Studi trentini di Scienze naturali [Acta biologica] 81: 113-127. Dalla Torre CG von, […]

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Caballo-Ponce E, Murillo J, Martínez-Gil M, Moreno-Pérez A, Pintado A & Ramos C, 2017a. Knots untie: molecular determinants involved in knot formation induced by Pseudomonas savastanoi in woody hosts. – Frontiers in Plant Science . Cabral MT & Cid Ferreira LJ, 1991a. Nota sobre la aparicion en Portugal de una nueva plaga de los […]

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Báborská, Z, Majzlan O & Košťál M, 2017a. First record of Mecinus janthiniformis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) from Slovakia. – Entomofauna carpathica 29(1): 39-42. Báborská Z, Skuhrovec J & Košťál M, 2019a. The mature larva and pupa of Tychius subsulcatus Tournier, 1847 (Coleoptera, Curculionidae), with comments on its biology and phylogenetic relationships. – ZooTaxa 4568(1): 168-176. Bacandritsos […]

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Aa H van der & Kesteren HA van, 1979a. Some pycnidial fungi occurring om Atriplex and Chenopodium. – Persoonia 10(2): 267-276. Aartsen B van, 1993a. Nieuwe en zeldzame zweefvliegen voor de Nederlandse fauna (Diptera: Syrphidae). – Nederlandse faunistische Mededelingen 5: 5-8. Aartsen B van, 2001a Rhagoletis indifferens, een nieuwe boorvlieg voor de nederlandse fauna (Diptera: […]

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July, 2017 news

New species for the Netherlands Taphrina caerulescens. New pictures Aceria ononidis; Botanophila seneciella; Braueriella phillyreae; Bucculatrix alaternella; Coleophora albidella; Contarinia subulifex; Craneiobia corni; Dasineura myrtylli, schulzei; Dryocosmus cerriphilus; Dryomyia circinans; Epichloe baconii; Eriophyes distingendus; Erysiphe azaleae, cruciferarum, deutziae, hyperici; Glyphina betulae; Jaapiella dittrichi; Lasioptera carophila; Oryxolaemus flavifemoratus; Peronospora aestivalis, alta; Phytomyza anemones, krygeri, rectae; Plagiotrochus […]

June, 2017 news

New species for the Benelux Contarinia vincetoxici. New species for the Netherlands Roeslerstammia erxlebella. New host plant relation Acrocercops brongniardella: Quercus palustris. New pictures Aceria angustifoliae, heteronyx; Aecidium ranunculi-acris; Albugo candida, laibachii; Amauromyza verbasci; Andricus inflator, rhyzomae, seminationis; Aphis commensalis; Ceutorhynchus minutus; Chromatomyia horticola; Cinara pini; Coleophora spinella; Contarinia lonicerearum, polygonati; Cydia servillana; Dasineura fraxini, […]

May, 2017 news

New hostplant Aulagromyza hendeliana: Lonicera rupicola New pictures Acalitus longisetosus; Aceria campestricola, tenuis; Acericecis campestre; Albugo hohenheimia; Andricus inflator; Anthonomus pomorum; Argyresthia curvella; Bayeriola thymicola; Braueriella phillyreae; Calophya rhois; Cinara pini; Cladosporium uredinicola; Coleophora albidella, gryphipennella; Coleosporium tussilaginis; Cytisus scoparius heksenbezem / witches’ broom; Dasineura lotharingiae; Dicerura iridis; Diplocarpon rosae; Drepanosiphum platanoidis; Epitrimerus marginemtorquens; Erysiphe […]

April, 2017 news

A new species of rust for the flora of the Netherlands Uromyces acutatus. And a new moth species for the fauna Paracrania chrysolepidella. Exceptional host plant relation Coleophora pyrrhulipennella: Vaccinium vitis-idaea. New pictures Aceria drabae; Acyrthosiphon pisum; Anthophila fabriciana; Aphis fabae; Ceruraphis eriophori; Ceutorhynchus napi; Coleophora glitzella; Contarinia rubicola; Cryptomyzus ribis; Drepanopeziza sphaerioides; Dysaphis crataegi […]

March, 2017 news

New pictures Aceria cerrea; Brachycaudus amygdalinus; Cacopsylla spec.; Coleosporium tussilaginis s.l.; Drepanosiphum platanoidis; Epinotia nanana, tnerana; Epitrimerus marginemtorquens; Euceraphis betulae; Geocrypta braueri; Phytomyza abdominalis; Phytoptus avellanae; Sacchiphantes abietis; Stenodiplosis phragmicola; Taphrina pruni; Trioza scottii.

February, 2017 news

New pictures Arnoldiola gemmae; Claviceps purpurea; Contarinia coryli; Epinootia tenerana; Eriophyes orientalis, torminalis; Heterarthrus flavicollis; Hyalopterus pruni; Lestodiplosis necans; Mimeuria ulmiphila; Pachypappa warshavensis; Phyllocoptruta coryli; Phytoptus avellanae; Tetramesa eximia/calamagrostidis.

January, 2017 news

New pictures Aceria populi; Contarinia medicaginis; Dasineura engstfeldi, gleditchiae; Dryomyia circinans; Janetia homocera; Orchestes ? jota, testaceus; Pegomya betae.

December, 2016 news

New pictures Aceria carnifex, tristriata; Aculus mosoniensis; Calepitrimerus vitis; Dasineura capsulae, tiliae; Erysiphe syringae-japonicae; Harmandiola globuli; Microbotryum stellariae; Cerroeuroterus lanuginosus; Pemphigus bursarius, populi, trehernei; Phyllachora graminis; Puccinia absinthiii, tanaceti; Stigmella trimaculella.

November, 2016 news

New species for the fauna of Belgium Metallus albipes. Possible new host plant genus Rhopalomyia foliorum. New pictures Agromyza filipendulae, johannae; ? Andricus legitimus; Anoplus plantaris; Aulagromyza heringii; Caloptilia cuculipennella; Chlorops pumilionis; Coleophora anatipenella, trochilella; Contarinia pyrivora, steini; Cronartium ribicola; Cumminsiella mirabilissima; Cymadothea trifolii; Dasineura pyri; Diplosporonema delastrei; Erysiphe berberidis, pseudacaciae; Fenusella nana; Heterarthrus microcephalus; […]

October, 2016 news

New species for the fauna of Belgium Microbotryum flosculorum; Neovossia moliniae; Xestophanes brevitarsis. New pictures Aceria macrorhyncha, marginemvolvens, pontica, pseudoplatani, pyracanthi, salviae; Acodiplosis inulae; Agromyza albitarsis, anthracina; Amauromyza morionella; Ampelomyces quisqualis; Andricus foecundatrix, grossulariae; Asphondylia echii, miki; Caloptilia stigmatella; Cheilosia semifasciata; Chromatomyia primulae; Clinodiplosis cilicrus; Coleophora badiipennella; Contarinia dipsacearum, lathyri; Dasineura aceris, geranii, lathyricola, leguminicola, […]

September, 2016 news

New species for the Benelux Caryocolum vicinella, Phytomyza thalictricola. New species for Belgium Phytomyza thysselini. Tuta absoluta found on Solanum dulcamara, nigrum, triflorum. New pictures Aceria granati, lycopersici; Acidia cognata; Aculops allotrichus; Agrobacterium tumefaciens; Amauromyza flavifrons; Anoecia corni; Bucculatrix ulmella; Callisto denticulella, elongella, falconipennella; Caloptilia azoaleella, cuculipennella, cf robustella; Contarinia dipsacearum, subulifex; Epermenia chaerophyllella; Erysiphe […]

August, 2016 news

New for the Benelux Liriomyza balcanica; Pegomya dulcamarae New for the Netherlands Agromyza dipsaci correction: galls on Bupleurum falcatum were not caused by Eryngiophaga hungarica but by: Planchonia arabidis. Unusual hostplant Phyllonorycter corylifoliella: Corylus avellana New pictures Acalyptris minimella; Aceria tenuis; Aequsomatus annulatus; Agromyza frontella, nana; Americina vittata; Andricus aries; Aphis nerii, ulmariae; Aploneura lentisci; Apteropeda […]

June, 2016 news

New species for the list of Belgium Cladosporium taphrinae; Macrolabis incolens; Microbotryum marginale; Taphrina caerulescens

May, 2016 news

New gall for the list of the Netherlands Cacopsylla pruni New pictures Acericecis vitrina; Acrocercops brongniardella; >Ampelomyces quisqualis; Andricus curvator; Blennocampa phyllocolpa; Cacopsylla pruni; Celypha woodiana; Coleophora serratella; Contarinia acerplicans, floriperda; Cynips quercusfolii; Dasineura tortrix; Entyloma fergussonii; Euura leucapsis; Fenusella glaucopis; Incurvaria koerneriella; Lathyromyza schlechtendali; Milesina kriegeriana; Neuroterus quercusbaccarum; Orrchestes alni, avellanae; Paracrania chrysolepidella; Peronospora […]

December, 2015 news

Remarkably late mine found Acrocercops brongniardella

November, 2015 news

New host plants Coleohora albitarsella: for Agastache foeniculum; Salvia verticillata, Coleophora gryphipennella: for Fragaria vesca, Bedellia somnulentella: for Calystegia soldanella, Phtorimaea operculella: for Solanum dulcamara.

August, 2015 news

In 2014 an as yet unidentified gall midge has appeared in Britain that destroys the flowers of Agapanthes. More details: Royal Horticultural Society Enigmatic appearance of the spring generation of Tetraneura ulmi in August. New for the fauna of Belgium: Liriomyza centaureae; Monochroa suffusella

July, 2015 news

Found now also in Belgium Dryocosmus kuriphilus Phyllocnistis cf labyrinthella found on Salix pentandra!

June, 2015 news

New for the fauna of the Benelux Agromyza pulla

April, 2015 news

A “new” miner on juniper, bred by Carina Vansteenwinkel Argyresthia reticulata.

March, 2015 news

New cecidomyiid for western Europe Jaapiella chelidonii.

December, 2014 news

Found in Belgium by Stéphane Claerebout Stigmella viscerella.

October, 2014 news

Another two agromyzids for Belgium Chromatomyia ramosa, Phytomyza lycopi.

September, 2014 news

News from Belgium Mortelmans J, Boeraeve M, Tamsyn W, Proesmans W, & Dekeukeleire D, 2014a. Thirteen new Agromyzidae for Belgium (Diptera: Agromyzidae). – Bulletin de la Société royale belge d’Entomologie 150: 141-148.

August, 2014 news

New synonymy (for the website) Eriophyes sorbi => E. pyri. First open air observation in the Netherlands, on tomato and potato Tuta absoluta.

July, 2014 news

New species for Belgium Phytomyza aconiti. Reinstated as a valid species Asphondylia bitensis.

June, 2014 news

New species for the Benelux Bucculatrix chrysanthemella; Phytosciara macrotricha. New species for the Netherlands Delia echinata.

April, 2014 news

New species for Belgium Parna apicalis.

November, 2013 news

Correction: A gall on Dittrichia viscosa, attributed to Acodiplosis inulae, actually is the work of Myopites stylatus; with thanks to Jordi Montobbio. Now also in Belgium found on bog myrtle Bucculatrix cidarella.

October, 2013 news

Spectecular expansion found of the range in the Nederland (van As & Scheffers, 2013a) of Ectoedemia quinquella

September, 2013 news

New synonyms Eriophyes lateannulatus & tomentosae => E. tiliae. Eriophyes leiosoma => E. exilis. Interesting case of xenophagy Phytomyza heringiana.

August, 2013 news

New species for the fauna of Belgium Coleophora saponariella. New hostplant relation Dialectia imperialella: Echium plantagineum Possible new hostplant relation Dasineura irregularis: Acer saccharinum

July, 2013 news

Three agromyzids and two psyllids new for the fauna of Belgium (Baugnée, 2013a; Mortelmans, Dekeukeleire & Baugnée, 2013a): Phytomyza fallaciosa, ranunculivora, stolonigena; Trioza cerastii, proxima.

March, 2013 news

New web site

January, 2013 news

Deleted from the list of the Netherlands Bucculatrix rhamniella. British Phytoptus erinotes and Dutch Ph. abnormis probably are Ph. tetratrichus.

December, 2012 news

Serious doubt about the identification of the mines of Coptotriche marginea and heinemanni; a closer study is urgently needed. Scolioneura vicina possibly is a synonym of S. betuleti. New hostplant of Dialectica imperialella: Pentaglottis sempervirens. The solution of an old problem: the youth mine of Swammerdamia caesiella.

November, 2012 news

New species for the fauna of Belgium Phyllonorycter issikii; Phytomyza fallaciosa, ranunculivora, stolonigena; Stigmella sorbi. A case of xenophagy in Ectoedemia subbimaculella

June, 2012 news

New hostplant relation Phytomyza conyzae: Inula helenium.

May, 2012 news

Stigmella arbusculae is a valid species. New miner in the fauna of Europe Fenusa ewaldi. name changes Aceria aceriscampestris => A. myriadeum Gymnosporangium fuscum => G. sabinae

April, 2012 news

New species for the fauna of the Netherlands Tetramesa calamagrostidis. New species for the Netherlands and Belgium Contarinia galeobdolontis.

March, 2012 news

New species for the fauna of Belgium Stigmella magdalenae. New record of Cameraria gaultheriella in the Netherlands.

February, 2012 news

New European leaf miner Asilanta oinophylla New species for the fauna of Belgium Chirosia histricina.

January, 2012 news

New miner in the fauna of Europe Coptodisca lucifluella.

December, 2011 news

Interesting paper, and beautiful video-recordings, of seismic behaviour of a leaf miner (an American Antispila species) as a defensive response to chalcidoid parasitoids: Low (2008) video New European leaf miner Ectoedemia rosae New species for the fauna of Belgium Coleophora trigeminella.

November, 2011 news

New species for the fauna of the Netherlands Cerodontha luctuosa.

October, 2011 news

A new miner species Caloptilia jurateae Bengtsson, 2010.

September, 2011 news

Tuta absoluta observed in Belgium in the open air. New species for the fauna of Belgium Trioza cerastii & proxima.

August, 2011 news

New cecidomyiid for the fauna of the Netherlands Ozirhincus millefolii.

July, 2011 news

New miner for the fauna of Belgium Phytomyza heringiana. New miner for the fauna of the Netherlands (see for the full story) Bucculatrix ainsliella.

June, 2011 news

New miner for the fauna of Belgium Galiomyza violiphaga. New miner for the fauna of the Netherlands Caloptilia roscipennella.

May, 2011 news

New species for the fauna of Belgium Aspilapteryx limosella.

September, 2010 news

New species for Belgium (and the Benelux) Parectopa robiniella .

June, 2010 news

New species for Belgium Phytomyza origani.

May, 2010 news

New species for Belgium Agromyza igniceps.

April, 2010 news

New for the fauna of Belgium Heliozela hammoniella .

January, 2010 news

New for the fauna of Belgium Chirosia betuleti An entirely new species for the British fauna Ectoedemia heckfordivan Nieukerken, A & Z Lastuvka, 2010.

November, 2009 news

New for the fauna of Belgium Aulagromyza heringii . New arrival in the fauna of the Netherlands (see Caloptilia fidella .

October, 2009 news

Antispila treitschkiella again reaches pest proportions.

September, 2009 news

New arrival in the fauna of the Netherlands (see Phyllonorycter issikii

March, 2009 news

Winter generation of Phyllonorycter messaniella found in the Netherlands.

December, 2008 news

new for Belgium Isochnus sequensi .

October, 2008 news

New miner species for Belgium Phytomyza hellebori. New miner on Black Cherry ( Prunus serotina) Phyllonorycter corylifoliella .

September, 2008 news

New species for the fauna of the Netherlands Phytomyza tetrastricha

July, 2008 news

New for the fauna of the Netherlands Chromatomyia centaurii

May, 2008 news

New for the fauna of the Netherlands Phytomyza doronici

January, 2008 news

New for the fauna of the Netherlands Amauromyza chamaebalani Deleted from the Dutch list Cerodontha atra, C. luctuosa, C. morosa, C. superciliosa; Chromatomyia fuscula. Added to the Dutch list Cerodontha hirtae , Liriomyza tragopogonis

December, 2007 news

Removed from the list of Dutch species Cornutrypeta spinifrons

November, 2007 news

New miner species described from western Europe Phyllocnistis ramulicola Langmaid & Corley, 2007 Revalidated species Phyllonorycter cerasicolella Nomenclatural change Parna reseriListon => P. apicalis (Brischke)

October, 2007 news

New for the fauna of the Netherlands (but no more than one mine to prove it) Bucculatrix rhamniella

September, 2007 news

The dorsal spinulation of the abdominal segments of the pupa of Coptotriche marginea strongly differs from th description by Patocka & Turcani (2005a). British material of margineashows a spinulation that is identical to what is illustrated by them for C. heinemanni . New for the fauna of the Netherlands Agromyza nigrescens , Bucculatrix ulmifoliae, Caloptilia […]

January, 2007 news

New species for the fauna of the Netherlands Phytomyza stolonigena

October, 2006 news

The ‘real’ Agromyza reptans finally found in the Netherlands! New hostplant of Coleophora potentillae: Sanguisorba minor New species for Belgium Liriomyza pisivora ; Phytomyza adjuncta, Ph. elsae, Ph. fulgens; Stigmella aceris

September, 2006 news

New species for the fauna Stigmella aceris

June, 2006 news

New material found of Phytomyza griffithsi , now definitely a Dutch species. New species for the fauna Heterarthrus cuneifrons

November, 2005 news

New species for the fauna Cerodontha luzulae, Liriomyza pisivora.

October, 2005 news

New species for the fauna (very probable) Agromyza graminicola Aulagromyza heringii seems to advance strongly in the Netherlands.

September, 2005 news

New species for the Benelux Calycomyza solidaginis

July, 2005 news

New species for the Benelux Phytomyza origani. Definitely established for the Netherlands Agromyza nigripes.

June, 2005 news

New species for the Netherlands Agromyza viciae, Heterarthrus healyi; Ophiomyia beckeri. 27/05/2017