Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Schroeteria delastrina

Schroeteria delastrina (Tulasne) Winter, 1881

on Veronica

Schroeteria delastrina on Veronica arvensis

Veronica arvensis, Belgium, prov. Antwerp, Balen, de Most, 23.v.2021 © Carina Van Steenwinkel: the plants are developed normally,

Schroeteria delastrina on Veronica arvensis

even the fruitlets

Schroeteria delastrina on Veronica arvensis

detail

Schroeteria delastrina on Veronica arvensis

the spores are transformed into a powdery mass

Schroeteria delastrina spores

spores

Schroeteria delastrina spores

spores

gall

ovaries not disfigured, their contents is modified into a bluish-grey to greyish-black mass of spores.

host plants

Plantaginaceae, monophagous

Veronica acinifolia, agrestis, arvensis, officinalis, praecox, triloba, triphyllos, verna.

references

Ainsworth & Sampson (1950a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Kruse (2019a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Tomasi (2014a), Vánky (1981b, 1994a).

Last modified 30.v.2021