Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi


Polygonum small-leaved knotgrass

The classical genus Polygonum has been split into Aconogonon, Bistorta Fallopia (incl. Reynoutria), Persicaria, and Polygonum.

Dichotome tabel voor bladmineerders

1a mine small; irregular corridor or blotch, usually with a round hole at either end; older larve live free, causing window feeding: Hypera rumicis

1b eventually a large blotch, without holes; larva remains in the mine till shortly before pupation: Mantura rustica

1c fleck mine => 2

1d gallen etc => Tabellen voor alle parasieten per soort

2a larva in a spirally case: Apterona helicoidella

2b larva in a fragment of the stem of a plant, generally a grass => Epidola stigma

Not included in the key: Chrysoesthia drurella; Cnephasia lineata; Liriomyza trifolii.

Tables for all parasites per species

Last modified 26.i.2020