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Cotoneaster Medik. (cotoneasters)

BioImages BioImages (www.bioimages.org.uk) has 149 images of Cotoneaster (cotoneasters)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of Cotoneaster (cotoneasters)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Genus)

Taxon Rank #webs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Fryer, J. & Hylmo, B., 2009 Cotoneasters - a Comprehensive Guide to Shrubs for Flowers, Fruit, and Foliage
Cotoneasters Crib: http://hantsplants.org.uk/articles.php Cotoneasters Crib

General Works

Cotoneaster 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 Cotoneaster:

may be infected and damaged by Armillaria mellea s.l. - honey fungi (Agaricales: Physalacriaceae) UK/Ireland Moore, W.C., 1959
bark (dead) dead bark is decayed by often crowded, immersed then usually transversely erumpent, plurilocular stroma of Cytospora coelomycetous anamorph Cytospora leucostoma forma cotoneastri - a stromatic coelomycete (Diaporthales: Valsaceae) UK/Ireland Grove, W.B., 1935 [spore tendrils light red]
bark (dead) dead bark is decayed by stromatic perithecium Cytospora leucostoma forma cotoneastri - a stromatic coelomycete (Diaporthales: Valsaceae) UK/Ireland Grove, W.B., 1935
berry (buried, mummified) buried, mummified berry is decayed by fruitbody Tubaria dispersa - Hawthorn Twiglet (Agaricales: Inocybaceae) Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
branch (fallen) fallen branch is decayed by resupinate fruitbody Eichleriella deglubens - a jelly fungus (Auriculariales: Auriculariaceae) Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
branch (live) live branch is decayed by densely encrusting Lepidosaphes ulmi - Mussel Scale (Hemiptera: Coccidae) Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
branch (white woolly-covered) white woolly-covered branch is galled by Eriosoma lanigerum - Woolly Aphis, American Blight, Woolly Apple Aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
branch branch is decayed by subgregarious to densely scattered, covered then erumpent, blackish grey with paler roundish flat disc stroma of Cytospora coelomycetous anamorph Valsa ambiens - a valsoid pyrenomycete (Diaporthales: Valsaceae) UK/Ireland Grove, W.B., 1935
bud (live) live bud may contain caterpillar Zeuzera pyrina - Leopard Moth (Lepidoptera: Cossidae) Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
calyx (live) live calyx is galled by aecium Gymnosporangium confusum - a rust fungus (Pucciniales: Pucciniaceae) Rare Laundon, G., 1977b
calyx (live) live calyx is parasitised by pycnium Gymnosporangium confusum - a rust fungus (Pucciniales: Pucciniaceae) Rare Laundon, G., 1977b
flower flower may be infected and damaged by Erwinia amylovora - Fireblight Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
fruit (live) live fruit is galled by aecium Gymnosporangium confusum - a rust fungus (Pucciniales: Pucciniaceae) Rare Laundon, G., 1977b
fruit (live) live fruit is parasitised by clustered pycnium Gymnosporangium clavariiforme - European Hawthorn Rust (Pucciniales: Pucciniaceae) Laundon, G., 1977a
fruit (live) live fruit is parasitised by aecium Gymnosporangium clavariiforme - European Hawthorn Rust (Pucciniales: Pucciniaceae) Laundon, G., 1977a
fruit fruit may contain larva Anomoia purmunda - Spectacled Berry Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) UK/Ireland White, I.M., 1988
leaf (live) live leaf is galled by hypophyllous aecium Gymnosporangium clavariiforme - European Hawthorn Rust (Pucciniales: Pucciniaceae) Laundon, G., 1977a
leaf (live) live leaf is galled by mostly hypophyllous, grouped aecium Gymnosporangium confusum - a rust fungus (Pucciniales: Pucciniaceae) Rare Laundon, G., 1977b
leaf (live) live leaf is grazed by caterpillar Acronicta psi - Grey Dagger (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
leaf (live) live leaf is parasitised by epiphyllous, clustered pycnium Gymnosporangium clavariiforme - European Hawthorn Rust (Pucciniales: Pucciniaceae) Laundon, G., 1977a [causes yellowish or reddish spots]
leaf (live) live leaf is parasitised by epiphyllous pycnium Gymnosporangium confusum - a rust fungus (Pucciniales: Pucciniaceae) Rare Laundon, G., 1977b
leaf (live) live leaf has sap sucked by Parthenolecanium corni - Brown Scale, Peach Scale, European Fruit Lecanium (Hemiptera: Coccidae) Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
leaf (live) live leaf is grazed by web-dwelling hypophyllous, colonial Panonychus ulmi - Fruit Tree Red Spider Mite (Trombidiformes: Tetranychidae) Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 [causes progressive light speckling, bronzing and dessication]
leaf (live) live leaf is grazed by web-dwelling communal caterpillar Malacosoma neustria - The Lackey (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae) Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
leaf (live) live leaf is grazed by web-dwelling caterpillar Trachycera suavella - Porphyry Knothorn Moth, Thicket Knot-horn (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
leaf (live) live leaf is grazed by web-dwelling communal caterpillar Scythropia crataegella - Hawthorn Moth, Hawthorn Webber Moth (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutidae) Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
leaf leaf may be infected and damaged by Erwinia amylovora - Fireblight Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
leaf leaf has sap sucked by nymph Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale - Hawthorn Shieldbug (Hemiptera: Acanthosomatidae) UK/Ireland Bioimages - the Virtual Field Guide: http://www.bioimages.org.uk
leaf leaf has sap sucked by adult Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale - Hawthorn Shieldbug (Hemiptera: Acanthosomatidae) UK/Ireland Bioimages - the Virtual Field Guide: http://www.bioimages.org.uk
leaf leaf is grazed by web-dwelling communal larva Neurotoma saltuum - a sawfly (Hymenoptera: Pamphiliidae) Benson, R.B., 1951
petiole (live, swollen) live, swollen petiole is galled by aecium Gymnosporangium clavariiforme - European Hawthorn Rust (Pucciniales: Pucciniaceae) Laundon, G., 1977a
root (dead) dead root is decayed by fruitbody Armillaria tabescens - Ringless Honey Fungus (Agaricales: Physalacriaceae) UK/Ireland Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [parasitic then saprobic]
root (live) live root may be infected and damaged by fruitbody Armillaria tabescens - Ringless Honey Fungus (Agaricales: Physalacriaceae) UK/Ireland Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [parasitic then saprobic]
shoot (live) live shoot has sap sucked by Parthenolecanium corni - Brown Scale, Peach Scale, European Fruit Lecanium (Hemiptera: Coccidae) Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
stem (live) live stem is galled by aecium Gymnosporangium confusum - a rust fungus (Pucciniales: Pucciniaceae) Rare Laundon, G., 1977b
stem (live) live stem is parasitised by aecium Gymnosporangium clavariiforme - European Hawthorn Rust (Pucciniales: Pucciniaceae) Laundon, G., 1977a
stem (live) live stem has sap sucked by Parthenolecanium corni - Brown Scale, Peach Scale, European Fruit Lecanium (Hemiptera: Coccidae) Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
stem (live) live stem has sap sucked by Pulvinaria vitis - Woolly Currant Scale, Woolly Vine Scale, Woolly Vine Scale Insect (Hemiptera: Coccidae) Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
stem (woody) (live) live stem (woody) is decayed by densely encrusting Lepidosaphes ulmi - Mussel Scale (Hemiptera: Coccidae) Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
stem stem may be infected and damaged by Phomopsis cotoneastri - a coelomycete (Diaporthales: Diaporthaceae) Punithalingam, E., 1990
twig twig is decayed by subgregarious to densely scattered, covered then erumpent, blackish grey with paler roundish flat disc stroma of Cytospora coelomycetous anamorph Valsa ambiens - a valsoid pyrenomycete (Diaporthales: Valsaceae) UK/Ireland Grove, W.B., 1935

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

PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
EU-DICOTS
(dicotyledonous flowering plants)
ROSACEAE
(roses and fruit trees)
Broadleaved shrubs (via Cotoneaster) Broadleaved trees and shrubs Trees and shrubs Trees, shrubs, woody and climbing plants (via Broadleaved shrubs) Broadleaved trees, shrubs and climbers (via Broadleaved trees and shrubs)

References

Benson, R.B., 1951 Hymenoptera: 2. Symphyta. Section (a)
Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 Pests, Diseases & Disorders of Garden Plants
Grove, W.B., 1935 British Stem- and Leaf- Fungi: Coelomycetes Vol. I … Sphaeropsidales with hyaline conidia
Laundon, G., 1977 Gymnosporangium clavariiforme (Pers.) DC.
Laundon, G., 1977 Gymnosporangium confusum Plowright
Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 Checklist of the British and Irish Basidiomycota
Moore, W.C., 1959 British Parasitic Fungi
Punithalingam, E., 1990 Phomopsis cotoneastri
Bioimages - the Virtual Field Guide: http://www.bioimages.org.uk Bioimages - the Virtual Field Guide
White, I.M., 1988 Tephritid Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae)
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