Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Butomus

Butomus flowering rush

Dichotomous table for leafminers

1a whitish corridor in leaf or flower stalk: Hydrellia concolor

1b mine much deeper in the tissue of the leaf, or in the pith of the flower stalk – essentially the work of a borer, rather than a miner => 2

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

2a larva with chitinised head: Bagous nodulosus

2b larva a maggot : Phytoliriomyza ornata

Tables for all parasites per species

Last modified 9.x.2017