Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi


Sedum stonecrop, orpine

Incl. Hylotelephium. See also Rhodiola; this genus is often synonymised with Sedum.

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

Dichotomous table for leafminers

1a in species with sausage-shaped leaves => 2

1b in species with flat leaves => 3

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

2a larva a maggot; puparium in the leaf: Phytomyza sedi

2b larva with feet and chitinised head; pupation outside the mine: Glyphipterix equitella

3a corridor, ending into a blotch on the midrib; there, or in the petiole puapation occurs in a globular cocoon: Aizobius sedi

3b mine not ending upon the midrib, no cocoon => 4

4a larva with chitinised head: Yponomeuta sedella

4b larva a maggot => 5

5a puparium in the mine; larve uses a single leaf: Phytomyza sedicola

5b puparium outside the mine; several leaves are consecutively mined out: Cheilosia semifasciata

Not included in the key: Cnephasia sedana; Liriomyza bryoniae.

Tables for all parasites per species

Last modified 11.iv.2020