Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Scrobipalpa acuminatella oviposition

Scrobipalpa acuminatella

Cirsium vulgare, Amstelveen, Schinkelbos; very young mine, adjancent to the midrib (upper side of the picture); on top right the dark cavity is vaguely visible that the learv has gnawed in the midrib

remnants of the egg shell, on top of the midrib

Last modified 25.vii.2017