Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi


Anemone anemone

Incl. Anemonastrum, Anemonoides. See also Hepatica and Pulsatilla, that often are united with this genus.

(For a dichotomous table for galls on Anemone s.l. by Hans Roskam click here)

Dichotomous table for leafminers

1a fleck mine: Coleophora rectilineella

1b corridor and/or blotch => 2

1d gallen etc => Tabellen voor alle parasieten per soort

2a larva with feet and a chitinised head => 3

2b larva a maggot => 7

3a mine large, containing much frass; the larva, that mines all its life, has but one stemma => 4

3b mine mostly small, containing little frass; the larva, that later lives free, with a group of stemmata => 5

4a on Anemone nemorosa: Endophytus anemones

4b on Anemone sylvestris: Pseudodineura parvula

5a mine small => 6

5b mine not unusually small: Cnephasia ecullyana

6a larva: behind/below the anus a black chitinous comb: Cnephasia asseclana

6b no anal comb present: Cnephasia stephensiana

7a corridor from start to end => 8

7b finally a primary or secondary blotch => 10

8a larva: anterior spiraculum fist-shaped, on Anemone coronaria: Phytomyza pulsatillae

8b anterior spiraculum two-armed => 9

9a frass in second half of the in well isolated, not too small grains; larva: anterior spiraculum with two equal arms, with a total of about 10 papilla: Phytomyza hendeli

9b frass in second half of the mine in fine grains that lie close together, often also in pearl chains or short strings; front spiraculum with two unequal arms, with about 12 papillae (rarely on this host plant): Phytomyza ranunculi

10a primary blotch, shallow: Phytomyza albimargo

10b secondary blotch, deeper, darker => 11

11a on Anemone nemorosa: Pytomyza anemones

11b on Anemone sylvestris: Phytomyza anemonantheae

11c on Anemone narcissifolia: Phytomyza narcissiflorae

Not included in the key: Liriomyza trifolii.

Tables for all parasites per species

Last modified 18.vii.2020