Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

gallers on Calepina

Dichotomous table for gallers on Calepina irregularis

by Hans Roskam

1a On parts above ground => 3

1b On root collar or on roots => 2

2a Root collar with rotund galls, up to about 8 mm long, succulent, one-sided, one-chambered. Containing a single larva. Ceutorhynchus assimilis

2b Roots with conspicuous, spindle-shaped to cylindrical swellings, 3–12 mm long succulent, compact. Plasmodiophora brassicae

3a Midrib of leaves or young stems with 12–20 mm long spindle-shaped swellings. Containing a single larva. Ceutorhynchus chalybaeus

3b According to literature on this host also Brevicoryne brassicae as well as Albugo candida

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