organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite
stem borer larva Curculionidae Lixus rubicundus
stem scale Diaspididae Duplachionaspis noaeae
stem scale Diaspididae Discodiaspis salicorniae
leaf vagrant Psyllidae Rhodochlanis hodkinsoni
leaf vagrant Psyllidae Rhodochlanis salicorniae
leaf vagrant Psyllidae Rhodochlanis suaedae
fruit vagrant Coleophoridae Coleophora adspersella
fruit vagrant Coleophoridae Coleophora aestuariella
leaf vagrant summer generation Aphididae Aphis fabae
leaf bud gall Cecidomyiidae Dasyneuriola suaedae
leaf gall Cecidomyiidae Baldratia terteriani
leaf gall Cecidomyiidae Careopalpis suaedae
leaf miner Agromyzidae Xeniomyza ilicitensis
leaf miner Anthomyiidae Botanophila depressa
leaf miner Anthomyiidae Pegomya suaedae
leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora algeriensis
leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora atriplicis
leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora deviella
leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora feoleuca
leaf miner Ephydridae Clanoneurum cimiciforme
leaf miner Gelechiidae Scrobipalpa nitentella
leaf miner Gelechiidae Scrobipalpa suaedivorella
leaf pustule aecia uredinia telia Pucciniales Uromyces chenopodii
stem gall Cecidomyiidae Asphondylia swaedae
stem gall Cecidomyiidae Baldratia suaedae
stem gall Eriophyidae Aceria caulobia
unknown unknown Gelechiidae Scrobipalpa bryophiloides
inquiline Cecidomyiidae Careopalpis suaedicola
stem vagrant Aphididae Clypeoaphis suaedae
leaf gall Cecidomyiidae Careopalpis akko


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.


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 8.v.2019