Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Schroeteria decaisneana

Schroeteria decaisneana (Boudier) de Toni, 1888

on Veronica

Veronica hederifolia, Belgium, prov. Limbourg, Lanaken, Dal van de Grensmaas, Hochter Bampd, Herbricht, 28.v.2021 © Carina Van Steenwinkel: in this extensive population only a few plants were infected

Re: Schroeteria decaisneana on Veronica hederifolia

infected plants appear normal

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infected fruit

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infected fruit

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detail

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sections through a healthy fruit, and a beginning and advanced galling

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hyphae and spores

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spores

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ornamentation of the spores

Re: Schroeteria decaisneana on Veronica hederifolia

spores, sometimes in pairs, 6.5-12 µm.

gall

ovaries disfigured, their contents is modified into a blackish-grey mass of spores.

host plants

Plantaginaceae, monophagous

Veronica campylopoda, hederifolia.

references

Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Vánky (1981b, 1994a), Zwetko (1993a).

Last modified 31.v.2021