Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

genus Scutellaria

organparasitic modestagenotetaxonomic groupparasite
leafleaf spotDidymellaceaeAscochyta lamiorum
leafleaf spotDidymellaceaeAscochyta verbascina
leafleaf spotMycosphaerellaceaeRamularia pivensis
leafvagrantNoctuidaePhilareta treitschkei
flowervagrantNoctuidaeCucullia celsiae
leafvagrantGeometridaeOrthostixis cribraria
leafvagrantChrysomelidaeChrysolina coerulans
rootvagrantChrysomelidaeLongitarsus lycopi
rootvagrantChrysomelidaeLongitarsus fulgens
rootvagrantChrysomelidaeLongitarsus tristis
rootvagrantChrysomelidaePhyllobrotica quadrimaculata
rootvagrantChrysomelidaePhyllobrotica adusta
leafvagrantTenthredinidaeAthalia circularis
leafvagrantTenthredinidaeAthalia scutellariae
flowerhiddenThripidaeFrankliniella intonsa
unknownunknownPterophoridaeProcapperia maculatus
leafminerAgromyzidaeLiriomyza strigata
rootborerSesiidaeChamaesphecia gorbunovi
stemminerAgromyzidaeOphiomyia labiatarum
flowerdownPeronosporalesPeronospora scutellariae
leafdownErysiphalesLeveillula duriaei
leafdownErysiphalesNeoërysiphe galeopsidis
leafgallEriophyidaeAculus scutellariae
leafminerAgromyzidaeAmauromyza labiatarum
leafminerAgromyzidaeAmauromyza morionella
leafminerChoreutidaeProchoreutis myllerana
leafminerChoreutidaeProchoreutis sehestediana
leafpustuleChytridialesSynchytrium aureum
leafvagrantsummer generationAphididaeAphis frangulae


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 29.vii.2022