Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mercurialis

Mercurialis mercury

(For a dichotomous table for galls on Mercurialis by Hans Roskam click here)

Dichotomous table for leafminers

1a upper-surface blotch: cf. Amauromyza labiatarum

1b full depth blotch (Eastern Mediterranean): Cnephasia lineata

1c upper-surface corridor => 2

1d galls, etc => Tables for all parasites per species

2a pinnately branched corridor; main axis overlying the midrib: Liriomyza strigata

2b corridor not pinnately branched, not associated with the midrib; sometimes a secondary blotch: Liriomyza bryoniae

Tables for all parasites per species

Last modified 28.v.2020