synonym: Solanum esculentum Neck.

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite
leaf vagrant Tenthredinidae Pachyprotasis rapae
leaf vagrant Tenthredinidae Ametastegia glabrata
root gall Actinomycetales Streptomyces scabies
root scale Pseudococcidae Peliococcus chersonensis
stem borer Pyralidae Euzophera osseatella
flower hidden Thripidae Frankliniella intonsa
flower hidden main Thripidae Thrips atratus
leaf scale Aleyrodidae Bemisia tabaci
leaf scale Aleyrodidae Trialeurodes vaporariorum
leaf miner doubtful Gelechiidae Scrobipalpa costella
leaf vagrant summer generation Aphididae Aphis frangulae frangulae
leaf vagrant Triozidae Bactericera tremblayi
leaf vagrant Aphididae Aphis spiraecola
leaf vagrant summer generation Aphididae Aphis fabae fabae
stem vagrant Aphididae Aphis craccivora
systemic borer Anguinidae Ditylenchus dipsaci
systemic miner>borer Gelechiidae Tuta absoluta
fruit gall Cecidomyiidae Asphondylia gennadii
fruit gall Cecidomyiidae Asphondylia trabuti
leaf down Erysiphales Golovinomyces orontii
leaf down Erysiphales Leveillula taurica
leaf down Peronosporales Phytophthora infestans
leaf miner Agromyzidae Liriomyza bryoniae
leaf miner Gelechiidae Keiferia lycopersicella
leaf miner Gelechiidae Phthorimaea operculella
leaf vagrant summer generation Aphididae Aphis fabae
leaf vagrant summer generation Aphididae Aphis nasturtii
leaf vagrant Eriophyidae Aculops lycopersici
leaf vagrant Triozidae Bactericera nigricornis
root borer Pratylenchidae Pratylenchus pratensis
root gall Heteroderidae Globodera pallida
root gall Heteroderidae Globodera rostochiensis
root gall Longidoridae Paralongidorus maximus
root gall Meloidogynidae Meloidogyne chitwoodi
root gall Meloidogynidae Meloidogyne hapla
root gall Meloidogynidae Meloidogyne javanica
root gall Plasmodiophorales Spongospora subterranea
root pustule Chytridiales Synchytrium endobioticum
root vagrant summer generation Aphididae Smynthurodes betae
leaf vagrant Aphididae Macrosiphum euphorbiae
leaf vagrant summer generation Aphididae Myzus persicae
leaf vagrant Aphididae Myzus cymbalariae
leaf vagrant Aphididae Myzus ascalonicus
root collar vagrant doubtful Aphididae Maculolachnus submacula
leaf vagrant summer generation Aphididae Aphis frangulae beccabungae
leaf vagrant Aphididae Myzus ornatus
leaf vagrant Aphididae Aulacorthum solani
leaf vagrant Aphididae Aphis gossypii
root vagrant Aphididae Rhopalosiphoninus latysiphon


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 31.iii.2020