Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

genus Adenocarpus

organparasitic modestagenotetaxonomic groupparasite
unknownunknownGelechiidaeAproaerema azosterella
stemborerCurculionidaeLiparthrum nigrescens
stemborerBuprestidaeAcmaeodera guayarmina
stemborerBuprestidaeAcmaeodera cisti
stemborerBuprestidaeAgrilus uhagoni
stemborerBuprestidaeAnthaxia juliae
stemborerBuprestidaeAnthaxia guanche
stemborerBuprestidaeAnthaxia fernandezi
stemborerBuprestidaeAnthaxia feloi
leafminerGelechiidaeAproaerema genistae
rootborerCurculionidaeHylastinus obscurus
stemborerCurculionidaePhloeotribus rhododactylus
flowerborerNitidulidaeFabogethes varicollis
fruitborerdoubtfulChrysomelidaeBruchidius wollastoni
fruitborerChrysomelidaeBruchidius lividimanus
rootvagrantChrysomelidaeCalomicrus circumfusus
leafhiddenTortricidaeChoristoneura simonyi
fruitborerdoubtfulTortricidaeCydia negatana
unknownunknownDepressariidaeAgonopterix conciliatella
leafhiddendoubtfulDepressariidaeAgonopterix scopariella
stemborerGelechiidaeMirificarma cabezella
stemgalllarvaApionidaeLepidapion argentatum
leafminerGracillariidaeMicrurapteryx kollariella
flowervagrantPsyllidaeArytinnis proboscidea
flowervagrantPsyllidaeArytinnis nigralineata
stemvagrantPsyllidaeArytaina adenocarpi
stemvagrantAphididaeAphis craccivora
leaf budgallCecidomyiidaeAsphondylia adenocarpi
leafminerColeophoridaeColeophora calycotomella
leafminerGracillariidaePhyllonorycter adenocarpi
leafminerGracillariidaePhyllonorycter foliolosi
leafminerGracillariidaePhyllonorycter nevadensis
leafminerGracillariidaePhyllonorycter parvifoliella
leafminerLyonetiidaeLeucoptera adenocarpella
flowergallAphididaeAphis cytisorum
stemvagrantAphididaeAcyrthosiphon pisum


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 31.iii.2021