wild cherry

synonym: Cerasus avium, juiana

organ parasitic mode stage note taxonomic group parasite
leaf gall Psyllidae Cacopsylla pruni
fruit borer larva Curculionidae Anthonomus rectirostris
leaf gall larva Rhynchitidae Deporaus betulae
fruit borer larva Rhynchitidae Rhynchites auratus
bud borer Yponomeutidae Argyresthia pruniella
stem gall doubtful Aphididae Myzus langei
stem scale Diaspididae Lepidosaphes ulmi
stem scale Diaspididae Epidiaspis leperii
leaf gall Cecidomyiidae Dasineura tortrix
leaf leaf spot Helotiales Blumeriella jaapii
leaf leaf spot Capnodiales Passalora circumscissa
stem scale Coccidae Pulvinaria regalis
leaf gall spring generation Aphididae Myzus varians
leaf vagrant Tenuipalpidae Cenopalpus pulcher
leaf vagrant Aphididae Aphis spiraecola
leaf vagrant summer generation Aphididae Aphis fabae
fruit gall Tephritidae Rhagoletis cerasi
fruit gall Tephritidae Rhagoletis cingulata
flower gall Curculionidae Anthonomus humeralis
leaf down Erysiphales Erysiphe prunastri
leaf down Erysiphales Golovinomyces orontii
leaf down Erysiphales Phyllactinia mali
leaf down Erysiphales Podosphaera tridactyla
leaf leaf spot Helotiales Cristulariella depraedans
leaf gall spring generation rarely Aphididae Brachycaudus cardui
leaf gall spring generation Aphididae Myzus cerasi
leaf gall Eriophyidae Phyllocoptes abaenus
leaf gall Eriophyidae Phyllocoptes eupadi
leaf gall Taphrinales Taphrina wiesneri
leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora anatipenella
leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora coracipennella
leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora hemerobiella
leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora prunifoliae
leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora spinella
leaf miner Coleophoridae Coleophora trigeminella
leaf miner Curculionidae Rhamphus oxyacanthae
leaf miner Gelechiidae Recurvaria nanella
leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix anguliferella
leaf miner Gracillariidae Parornix finitimella
leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter corylifoliella
leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter hostis
leaf miner Gracillariidae Phyllonorycter sorbi
leaf miner Lyonetiidae Leucoptera malifoliella
leaf miner Lyonetiidae Lyonetia clerkella
leaf miner Nepticulidae Ectoedemia atricollis
leaf miner Nepticulidae Ectoedemia mahalebella
leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella oxyacanthella
leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella plagicolella
leaf miner Nepticulidae Stigmella prunetorum
leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Leucotelium cerasi
leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Ochropsora ariae
leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Pucciniastrum areolatum
leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Tranzschelia discolor
leaf pustule uredinia telia Pucciniales Tranzschelia pruni-spinosae
leaf vagrant spring generation Aphididae Hyalopterus pruni
leaf vagrant Diptilomiopidae Diptacus gigantorhynchus
leaf vagrant Eriophyidae Aculus fockeui
leaf vagrant Eriophyidae Aculus schlechtendali
stem vagrant spring generation Aphididae Brachycaudus persicae
leaf gall spring generation Aphididae Brachycaudus helichrysi


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 23.vi.2019