Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi


Sesleria blue moor-grass

Dichotomous table for leafminers

1a mine full depth; larva with feet and chitinised head; pupation outside the mine => 2

1b mine upper-surface; larva a maggot; puparium in the mine: Chromatomyia nigra

1c gallen etc => Tabellen voor alle parasieten per soort

2a larva yellow-white, dorsally two orange-red length lines Elachista cinereopunctella

2b larva greenish, without length lines => 3

3a larva dull grey green, solitary: Elachista megerlella

3b larva olive green, often 2-3 per mine: Elachista adscitella

Not included in the key: Cerodontha elbergi; Chromatomyia opacella; Elachista dimicatella, heinemanni.

Tables for all parasites per species

Last modified 9.x.2017