garden sage

synonym: Salvia grandiflora Ten., hispanica

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite
leaf hidden Lecithoceridae Odites kollarella
unknown unknown Elachistidae Depressaria hirtipalpis
flower hidden Thripidae Frankliniella intonsa
leaf hidden Tortricidae Sparganothis pilleriana
leaf vagrant Tenuipalpidae Cenopalpus creticus
leaf scale Aleyrodidae Trialeurodes vaporariorum
leaf scale Diaspididae Aspidiotus nerii
leaf vagrant Aphididae Eucarazzia elegans
leaf vagrant Aphididae Myzus ornatus
leaf vagrant Aphididae Aulacorthum solani
leaf vagrant summer generation Aphididae Brachycaudus cardui
leaf vagrant summer generation Aphididae Brachycaudus helichrysi
leaf vagrant summer generation Aphididae Aphis fabae
leaf vagrant summer generation Aphididae Myzus persicae
root borer Sesiidae Chamaesphecia aerifrons
stem vagrant Aphididae Aphis craccivora
leaf vagrant Aphididae Aphis salviae
fruit gall Cynipidae Neaylax salviae
fruit gall Cynipidae Neaylax verbenaca
leaf down Erysiphales Golovinomyces neosalviae
leaf down Peronosporales Peronospora salviae-officinalis
leaf down doubtful Peronosporales Peronospora swinglei
leaf gall rarely Aphididae Macrosiphoniella tanacetaria
leaf miner Agromyzidae Phytomyza scotina
leaf miner Cosmopterigidae Vulcaniella cognatella
leaf pustule aecia Pucciniales Puccinia stipina
leaf vagrant Aphididae Aphis gossypii
systemic vagrant Aphididae Aphis passeriniana


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.


mod 16.i.2020