Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

genus Andryala

organparasitic modestagenotetaxonomic groupparasite
leafvagrantLygaeidaeMacropternella bicolor
stemborerNoctuidaeSesamia nonagrioides
leafhiddendoubtfulHesperiidaeMuschampia proto
unknownunknownCurculionidaeDichromacalles querilhaci
flowerhiddenTephritidaeTrupanea insularum
unknownunknownPhlaeothripidaeHaplothrips faurei
unknownunknownPyralidaeBradyrrhoa marianella
flowervagrantPterophoridaeCrombrugghia laetus
rootborerlarvaCurculionidaeCyphocleonus dealbatus
leafvagrantAphididaeMacrosiphum euphorbiae
leafleaf spotCapnodialesRamularia inaequalis
systemicvagrantAphididaeProtaphis terricola
leafvagrantAphididaeAphis gossypii
leafvagrantsummer generationAphididaeAphis fabae fabae
leafvagrantsummer generationAphididaeAphis fabae
stemvagrantAphididaeAphis craccivora
rootvagrantsummer generationAphididaeForda formicaria
flowervagrantdoubtfulAphididaeUroleucon picridis
stemvagrantAphididaeUroleucon cichorii
leafdownPeronosporalesBremia lactucae
leafminerAgromyzidaeChromatomyia syngenesiae
leafminerAgromyzidaeLiriomyza andryalae
leafpustuleuredinia teliaPuccinialesPuccinia chlorocrepidis
leafpustuleuredinia teliaPuccinialesPuccinia andryalae
leafvagrantsummer generationAphididaeNasonovia ribisnigri
flowervagrantAphididaeUroleucon mierae
rootvagrantAphididaeAphis pernilleae


the part of the plant that most conspicuously is hit by the parasite

all buds: both flower buds and leaf buds
flower: also inflorescence
leaf: also needle, phyllodium, petiole
leaf bud: also unfolding young leaf
fruit: also seed
root: also root stock, runners
root collar: also the lowest part of the stem
stem: also culm, the lower part of the peduncle, in grasses also leaf sheath
systemic: the entire above-ground plant.


borer: larva living internally, almost no outwards signs
down: 0.5-2 mm high fungal down
film: very thin cover of fungal tussue
gall: swelling and/or malformation
grazer: feeding at the outside of the plant
leaf spot: discoloured, often ± necrotic, generally not galled, sign of a fungus infection
miner-borer: larve initially makes a mine, lives as a borer later
pustule: plug of fungal tissue, generally brown-black and < 2 mm
stripe: longitudinal line of fungal tissue in a grass leaf
vagrant: (aphids, mites) living freely on the plant, at higher densitiy causing malformations.


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The host plant spectre of a parasite is rarely known exhaustively; this applies in particular at the species level. It is advisable therefore to check at least also the list of all parasites of this genus.


Last modified 24.iv.2022