Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rosa pendulina

synonym: Rosa alpina

organparasitic modestagenotetaxonomic groupparasite
leafhiddenHesperiidaeSpialia rosae
fruitborerTorymidaeMegastigmus aculeatus
fruitborerTorymidaeMegastigmus nigrovariegatus
fruitborerTorymidaeMegastigmus rosae
stemgallBuprestidaeAgrilus cuprescens
stemborerProdoxidaeLampronia standfussiella
leafvagrantCicadellidaeEdwardsiana rosaesugans
stemborerTenthredinidaeArdis pallipes
flowerborerNitidulidaeMeligethes flavimanus
stemborerCephidaeHartigia nigra
stemborerTenthredinidaeArdis sulcata
leafhiddenPamphilidaePamphilius balteatus
leafvagrantTenthredinidaeAllantus truncatus
leafvagrantTenthredinidaeAllantus viennensis
leafvagrantTenthredinidaeAllantus laticinctus
leafhiddenTortricidaeNotocelia tetragonana
leafvagrantTortricidaeAcleris bergmanniana
root collarvagrantAphididaeMaculolachnus submacula
stemvagrantspring generationAphididaeMacrosiphum rosae
leafvagrantspring generationAphididaeMetopolophium dirhodum
leafvagrantspring generationAphididaeMetopolophium montanum
leafdownErysiphalesPodosphaera pannosa
leafleaf spotHelotialesDiplocarpon rosae
leafgallCecidomyiidaeDasineura rosae
leafminerColeophoridaeColeophora gryphipennella
leafminerNepticulidaeEctoedemia angulifasciella
leafminerNepticulidaeStigmella anomalella
leafminerNepticulidaeStigmella centifoliella
leafminerdoubtfulTenthredinidaeFenusa ewaldi
leafminerTischeriidaeCoptotriche angusticollella
leafpustuleaecia uredinia teliaPuccinialesPhragmidium fusiforme
leafvagrantdoubtfulEriophyidaeCallyntrotus schlechtendali
leafvagrantEriophyidaeEriophyes rhodites
unknownvagrantspring generationAphididaeMetopolophium alpinum


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 25.iv.2021