Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Specials

Short notes on various topics

An unusual cause of death of a Stigmella-larva: a “pseudo-Bucculatrix” mine

How does Lyonetia clerkella cross a major vein?

Key to the grass-inhabiting Agromyza larvae

Key to the subgenera of the genus Cerodontha (Agromyzidae)

The cocoon of Bucculatrix

Overproduction of eggs in Ectoedemia albifasciella

The development of the agamous generation of the knopper gall

Key to the species groups within the super-genus Euura

Longitarsus cerinthes

Last modified 26.ii.2024

Longitarsus cerinthes (von Paula Schrank, 1898)

on Cerinthe, etc.

parasite

Larvae at the roots.

host plants

Boraginaceae, oligophagous

Anchusa undulata subsp. granatensis; Anchusella cretica; Cerinthe major, minor; Cynoglossum cheirifolium, creticum; Echium albicans, arenarium, vulgare & subsp. pustulatum; Heliotropium europaeum; Lycopsis arvensis; Symphytum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

synonyms

Longitarsus nervosus Wollaston, 1854.

references

Baselga & Novoa (2002b), Bastazo, Vela & Petitpierre (1993a), Baviera & Biondi (2015a), Biondi (1987a, 1995a, 1996a), Garcia (1991a), Gómez-Zurita, Sacarés & Petitpierre (1996a), Jolivet (1953a), Ouda, Čížek & Boža (2013a), Petitpierre (1999a), Petitpierre, Sacarés & Jurado-Rivera (2017a), Rheinheimer & Hassler (2018a).

a gall guide

Last modified 30.iii.2020

A new field guide with galls by Roelof Jan Koops
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Key to the Euura species groups

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Key to the species groups within the super-genus Euura
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Arnold Grosscurt’s “Plantengallen”

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Crossing of a thick vein

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How does Lyonetia clerkella cross a major vein?
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knopper gall

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The development of the agamous generation of the knopper gall
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albifasciella special

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Overproduction of eggs in Ectoedemia albifasciella
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Cerodontha subgenera

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Key to the subgenera of the genus Cerodontha (Agromyzidae)
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Bucculatrix frangutella cocoon

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The cocoon of Bucculatrix
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grass-Agromyza

Last modified 19.xi.2020

Key to the grass-inhabiting Agromyza larvae
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pseudo-Bucculatrix mine

Last modified 24.viii.2020

An unusual cause of death of a Stigmella-larva: a “pseudo-Bucculatrix” mine
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