Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Larix sibirica

synonym: Larix russica

organparasitic modestagenotetaxonomic groupparasite
leafvagrantSphingidaeSphinx pinastri
flowerborerTorymidaeMegastigmus pictus
flowerborerEurytomidaeEurytoma laricis
stemborerCurculionidaeIps cembrae
stemborerCurculionidaeCarphoborus teplouchovi
stemborerCurculionidaeCryphalus intermedius
stemborerCurculionidaeTrypodendron lineatum
leafhiddenPamphilidaeCephalcia lariciphila
leafvagrantTenthredinidaeEuura imperfecta
flowerborerTortricidaeRetinia perangustana
leafvagrantTenthredinidaePristiphora bufo
leafvagrantTenthredinidaePristiphora wesmaeli
leafvagrantTenthredinidaePristiphora laricis
leafvagrantTenthredinidaePristiphora erichsonii
leafvagrantTenthredinidaePristiphora glauca
flowerborerTortricidaeCydia illutana
fruitborerAnthomyiidaeStrobilomyia laricicola
fruitborerAnthomyiidaeStrobilomyia infrequens
leafgallsummer generationAdelgidaeSacchiphantes viridis
leafgallsummer generationAdelgidaeAdelges laricis
leafminerColeophoridaeColeophora laricella
leafpustuleaeciaPuccinialesMelampsora epitea
leafpustuleaeciaPuccinialesMelampsora laricis-epitea
leafpustuleaeciaPuccinialesMelampsora laricis-pentandrae
leafpustuleaeciaPuccinialesMelampsora laricis-populina
leafpustuleaeciaPuccinialesMelampsora laricis-tremulae
leafpustuleaeciaPuccinialesMelampsora populnea
leafpustuleaeciaPuccinialesMelampsoridium betulinum
leafvagrantsummer generationAdelgidaeAdelges tardoides
leafvagrantAphididaeCholodkovskya viridana
leafvagrantAphididaeCholodkovskya viridula
stemvagrantAphididaeCinara laricis
stemvagrantAphididaeCinara cuneomaculata
stemvagrantAphididaeCinara kochiana


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 15.iv.2021