Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi


Conopodium pignut, earthnut

(For a dichotomous table for galls on Conopodium by Hans Roskam click here)

Dichotomous table for leafminers

1a greenish corridor, following leaf margin for most of its length; larva a maggot: Phytomyza chaerophylli

1b mine small, full depth, of indefinite shape; larva with distinct head and thoracic feet => 2

1c galls, etc => Tables for all parasites per species

2a larva: pinacula colourless (the bases of the setae themselves are black) : Cnephasia incertana

2b pinacula black: Cnephasia asseclana

Tables for all parasites per species

Last modified 3.vii.2020