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ASTERACEAE (daisies, dandelions and thistles, composite)

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NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of ASTERACEAE (daisies, dandelions and thistles, composite)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Family)

Taxon Rank #subtaxa #refs #webs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Hampshire Flora Group: Asteraceae workshop.: http://hantsplants.org.uk/articles.php Hampshire Flora Group: Asteraceae workshop.
Sell, P. & Murrell, G., 2005 Flora of Great Britain and Ireland 4: Campanulaceae to Asteraceae

ASTERACEAE may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Associated with ASTERACEAE:

(live) live is foodplant of female micropter Thrips nigropilosus - Chysanthemum Thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) Mound L.A., Morison, G.D., Pitkin, B.R. & Palmer, J.M., 1976
(live) live is foodplant of female macropter Thrips nigropilosus - Chysanthemum Thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) Mound L.A., Morison, G.D., Pitkin, B.R. & Palmer, J.M., 1976
(live) live is foodplant of larva Thrips nigropilosus - Chysanthemum Thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) Mound L.A., Morison, G.D., Pitkin, B.R. & Palmer, J.M., 1976
(live) live is parasitised by subepidermal telium Coleosporium tussilaginis - a rust fungus (Pucciniales: Coleosporiaceae) Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
(live) live is parasitised by uredium Coleosporium tussilaginis - a rust fungus (Pucciniales: Coleosporiaceae) Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
(live) live may have Tenothrips frici - a thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) Foreign Mound L.A., Morison, G.D., Pitkin, B.R. & Palmer, J.M., 1976 [yellow flowered species]
(live) live may have adult Thrips validus - a thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) Mound L.A., Morison, G.D., Pitkin, B.R. & Palmer, J.M., 1976 [yellow-flowered species]
(live) live may have larva Thrips validus - a thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) Mound L.A., Morison, G.D., Pitkin, B.R. & Palmer, J.M., 1976 [yellow-flowered species]
is foodplant of adult Cryptocephalus hypochaeridis - a leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Bullock, J.A., 1992
is foodplant of Orthocephalus saltator - a plantbug or grassbug (Hemiptera: Miridae) UK/Ireland Southwood, T.R.E. & Leston, D., 1959
has sap sucked by Enoplops scapha - Boat Bug (Hemiptera: Coreidae) Southwood, T.R.E. & Leston, D., 1959
has sap sucked by Corizus hyoscyami - a rhopalid bug (Hemiptera: Rhopalidae) Southwood, T.R.E. & Leston, D., 1959
has sap sucked by Stictopleurus abutilon - a rhopalid bug (Hemiptera: Rhopalidae) Foreign Southwood, T.R.E. & Leston, D., 1959
has sap sucked by Stictopleurus punctatonervosus - a rhopalid bug (Hemiptera: Rhopalidae) Southwood, T.R.E. & Leston, D., 1959
may have adult Cryptocephalus violaceus - a leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Foreign Cox, M.L., 2007
flower (live) live flower is foodplant of adult Aeolothrips tenuicornis - a thrips (Thysanoptera: Aeolothripidae) Mound L.A., Morison, G.D., Pitkin, B.R. & Palmer, J.M., 1976 [mainly on yellow-flowered species]
flower (live) live flower is foodplant of female Haplothrips hukkineni - a thrips (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae) Mound L.A., Morison, G.D., Pitkin, B.R. & Palmer, J.M., 1976
flower (live) live flower is foodplant of male Haplothrips hukkineni - a thrips (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae) Mound L.A., Morison, G.D., Pitkin, B.R. & Palmer, J.M., 1976
flower (live) live flower is foodplant of male Thrips physapus - a thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) Mound L.A., Morison, G.D., Pitkin, B.R. & Palmer, J.M., 1976
flower (live) live flower is foodplant of female Thrips physapus - a thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) Mound L.A., Morison, G.D., Pitkin, B.R. & Palmer, J.M., 1976
flower (live) live flower may have female Thrips pillichi - a thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) Mound L.A., Morison, G.D., Pitkin, B.R. & Palmer, J.M., 1976
flower (live) live flower may have male Thrips pillichi - a thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) Mound L.A., Morison, G.D., Pitkin, B.R. & Palmer, J.M., 1976
flower flower is foodplant of Aeolothrips intermedius - a thrips (Thysanoptera: Aeolothripidae) Major Mound L.A., Morison, G.D., Pitkin, B.R. & Palmer, J.M., 1976 [mainly on yellow-flowered species]
flower flower may have adult Cryptocephalus sexpunctatus - 6-spotted Pot Beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Cox, M.L., 2007 [yellow flowered]
flowering flowering is grazed by adult Smaragdina affinis - a leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Foreign Cox, M.L., 2007
leaf (live) live leaf is parasitised by sporangium Bremia lactucae - Lettuce Downy Mildew (Peronosporales: Peronosporaceae) Restricted Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
leaf-mine (end of) leaf-mine (end of) may house puparium Chromatomyia horticola - a leaf-mining fly (Diptera: Agromyzidae) Major Spencer, K.A., 1972
leaf-mine leaf-mine may house puparium Calycomyza humeralis - a leaf-mining fly (Diptera: Agromyzidae) Spencer, K.A., 1972 [firmly glued to leaf by mass of black frass]
leaf leaf is mined by larva Orthochaetes setiger - a weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) UK/Ireland Morris, M.G., 2002
leaf leaf is mined by larva Calycomyza humeralis - a leaf-mining fly (Diptera: Agromyzidae) Spencer, K.A., 1972 [small whitish blotch mine]
leaf leaf is mined by larva Chromatomyia horticola - a leaf-mining fly (Diptera: Agromyzidae) Major Spencer, K.A., 1972 [mine linear, whitish, both upper and lower surface]
leaf leaf is mined by larva Chromatomyia syngenesiae - Chrysanthemum Leaf Miner (Diptera: Agromyzidae) Major Spencer, K.A., 1972 [mine linear, whitish, both upper and lower surface]
leaf leaf is mined by larva Liriomyza strigata - a leaf-mining fly (Diptera: Agromyzidae) UK/Ireland Major Spencer, K.A., 1972 [mine follows midrib with short offshoots along lateral veins]
leaf leaf is grazed by larva Longitarsus luridus - a flea beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) UK/Ireland Bullock, J.A., 1992
leaf leaf is grazed by adult Longitarsus luridus - a flea beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) UK/Ireland Bullock, J.A., 1992
leaf leaf is grazed by adult Longitarsus succineus - Chrysanthemum Flea Beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) UK/Ireland Kevan D.K., 1967
leaf leaf is grazed by larva Longitarsus succineus - Chrysanthemum Flea Beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) UK/Ireland Kevan D.K., 1967
pollen pollen is foodplant of adult Cryptocephalus aureolus - a leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Cox, M.L., 2007,
Bullock, J.A., 1992 [yellow-flowered species]
pollen pollen is collected to provision nest of female Andrena (Chlorandrena) humilis - a solitary bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
pollen pollen is collected to provision nest of female Andrena (Chrysandrena) fulvago - a solitary bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
pollen pollen is collected to provision nest of female Andrena (Cnemidandrena) denticulata - a solitary bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
pollen pollen is collected to provision nest of female Andrena (Hoplandrena) rosae - a solitary bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
pollen pollen is collected to provision nest of female Andrena (Notandrena) nitidiuscula - a solitary bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
pollen pollen is collected to provision nest of female Andrena (Poliandrena) polita - a solitary bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
pollen pollen is collected to provision nest of female Colletes (Colletes) daviesanus - a solitary bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
pollen pollen is collected to provision nest of female Colletes (Colletes) fodiens - a solitary bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
pollen pollen is collected to provision nest of female Colletes (Colletes) similis - a solitary bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
pollen pollen is collected to provision nest of female Dasypoda hirtipes - Hairy Legged Mining Bee, Pantaloon Bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
pollen pollen is collected to provision nest of female Dufourea minuta - a solitary bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
pollen pollen is collected to provision nest of female Osmia (Chalcosmia) leaiana - a mason bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
pollen pollen is collected to provision nest of female Panurgus banksianus - a solitary bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
pollen pollen is collected to provision nest of female Panurgus calcaratus - a solitary bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
root (live) live root has sap sucked by Trama (Trama) troglodytes - Jerusalem Artichoke Root Aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) Rotheray, G.E., 1989
root root is parasitised by underground tuber Orobanche minor var. compositarum - a common broomrape (Lamiales: Orobanchaceae) Clapham, A.R., Tutin, T.G. & Moore, D.M., 1985
root root is parasitised by underground tuber Orobanche picridis - Oxtongue Broomrape (Lamiales: Orobanchaceae) Clapham, A.R., Tutin, T.G. & Moore, D.M., 1985
root root is parasitised by underground tuber Orobanche purpurea - Yarrow Broomrape (Lamiales: Orobanchaceae) Clapham, A.R., Tutin, T.G. & Moore, D.M., 1985 [a few other Compositae],
Stace, C., 1997
root root has sap sucked by Protrama radicis - an aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) Rotheray, G.E., 1989
seed seed has sap sucked by Stictopleurus punctatonervosus - a rhopalid bug (Hemiptera: Rhopalidae) Major Southwood, T.R.E. & Leston, D., 1959
stem (dead, blackened) dead, blackened stem is decayed by immersed perithecium Diaporthe arctii - a pyrenomycete (Diaporthales: Diaporthaceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by immersed pseudothecium Leptosphaeria macrospora - an ascomycete (Pleosporales: Leptosphaeriaceae) Major Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by pseudothecium Leptosphaeria ogilviensis - an ascomycete (Pleosporales: Leptosphaeriaceae) Major Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by partly immersed pseudothecium Leptosphaeria purpurea - an ascomycete (Pleosporales: Leptosphaeriaceae) Major Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by immersed pseudothecium Ophiobolus acuminatus - an ascomycete (Pleosporales: Leptosphaeriaceae) Major Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by immersed pseudothecium Kalmusia clivensis - an ascomycete (Pleosporales: Montagnulaceae) Major Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by pycnidium of Phoma coelomyccetous anamorph Phoma sydowii - a coelomycete (Pleosporales) Restricted Boerema, G.H., van Kesteren, H.A. & Loerakker. W.M., 1981
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by pseudothecium Pleospora ambigua - an ascomycete (Pleosporales: Pleosporaceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by immersed pseudothecium Pleospora phaeocomoides - an ascomycete (Pleosporales: Pleosporaceae) Major Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by apothecium Hyalopeziza millepunctata - a discomycete (Helotiales: Hyaloscyphaceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
stem stem may contain larva Napomyza lateralis - a leaf-mining fly (Diptera: Agromyzidae) Major Spencer, K.A., 1972
stem stem is mined by larva Ophiomyia curvipalpis - a leaf-mining fly (Diptera: Agromyzidae) Spencer, K.A., 1972
stem stem is mined by larva Phytoliriomyza arctica - a leaf-mining fly (Diptera: Agromyzidae) Spencer, K.A., 1972
stem stem may house puparium Ophiomyia curvipalpis - a leaf-mining fly (Diptera: Agromyzidae) Spencer, K.A., 1972

Asteraceae may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
EU-DICOTS
(dicotyledonous flowering plants)
Herbaceous Plants (via Asteraceae)

Further Information

Formerly known as (synonyms) Compositae

References

Boerema, G.H., van Kesteren, H.A. & Loerakker. W.M., 1981 Notes on Phoma
Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 Pests, Diseases & Disorders of Garden Plants
Bullock, J.A., 1992 Host Plants of British Beetles: A List of Recorded Associations
Clapham, A.R., Tutin, T.G. & Moore, D.M., 1985 Flora of the British Isles
Cox, M.L., 2007 Atlas of the Seed and Leaf Beetles of Britain and Ireland
Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997 Microfungi on Land Plants: An Identification Handbook
Kevan D.K., 1967 The British Species of the genus Longitarsus (Col., Chrysomelidae)
Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 Checklist of the British and Irish Basidiomycota
Macdonald, M.A., in prep. Forage, prey and host-parasite relationships of aculeates
Morris, M.G., 2002 True Weevils (Part I): Family Curculionidae, subfamilies Raymondionyminae to Smicronychinae
Mound L.A., Morison, G.D., Pitkin, B.R. & Palmer, J.M., 1976 Thysanoptera
Rotheray, G.E., 1989 Aphid Predators
Southwood, T.R.E. & Leston, D., 1959 Land and Water Bugs of the British Isles
Spencer, K.A., 1972 Diptera: Agromyzidae
Stace, C., 1997 New Flora of the British Isles (Ed 2)
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