Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Stigmina carpophila

Stigmina carpophila (Léveillé) Ellis, 1959

on Prunus

Stigmina carpophila on Prunus persica

Prunus persica, Hungary, Mosonmagyaróvár, 16.vi.2019 © László Érsek

Stigmina carpophila on Prunus persica

first signs

Stigmina carpophila on Prunus persica

also lesions on on the shoots

Stigmina carpophila on Prunus persica

detail

Stigmina carpophila on Prunus persica

gumming

Stigmina carpophila on Prunus persica

also the fruits may be infected

Stigmina carpophila on Prunus persica

8.viii.2019: shoot with old infection

Stigmina carpophila on Prunus persica

damaged fruit

Stigmina carpophila: shot-hole disease on Prunus mahaleb

Prunus mahaleb, Velsen, lg. Velserbeek

Stigmina carpophila on Prunus laurocerasus

Prunus laurocerasus, Nieuwendam

Stigmina carpophila: damage on Prunus padus

Prunus padus, Nieuwendam: a leaf can become completely perforated

gall

small necrotic leaf spot, lined with yellow; they soon fall out: “shot-hole disease”. The fungus may also cause lesions on the fruits, and canker-like malformations, accompanied by gumming, on the shoots.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Prunus cerasus, dulcis, laurocerasus, mahaleb, padus, persica.

synonyms

Thyrostroma carpophilum (Léveillé) Sutton, 1997; Coryneum beijerinckii Oudemans, 1883; Wilsonomyces carpophilus (Léveillé) Adaskaveg, Ogawa & Butler, 1990.

references

Abras, Fassotte, Chandelier & Cavelier (2008a), Brandenburger (1985a), Buhr (1965a), Ellis & Ellis (1997a), Roques, Cleary, Matsiakh & Eschem (2017a).

Last modified 18.ii.2020