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Erica L. (bell heathers)

BioImages BioImages (www.bioimages.org.uk) has 34 images of Erica (bell heathers)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of Erica (bell heathers)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Genus)

Taxon Rank #refs #webs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

anon., 2012 Erica

Erica may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
ERICACEAE
(heaths, heathers, rhododendrons, azaleas & wintergeeens)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Associated with Erica:

(dead) dead is decayed by acervulus of Pestalotiopsis coelomycetous anamorph Pestalotiopsis sydowiana - a coelomycete (Xylariales: Amphisphaeriaceae) UK/Ireland Dennis, R.W.G., 1995
(live) live may house endophytic Cystodendron anamorph Cystodendron dryophilus - an anamorphic fungus UK/Ireland Dennis, R.W.G., 1995
(live) live may have female Ceratothrips ericae - a thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) Mound L.A., Morison, G.D., Pitkin, B.R. & Palmer, J.M., 1976
(live) live may have larva Ceratothrips ericae - a thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) Mound L.A., Morison, G.D., Pitkin, B.R. & Palmer, J.M., 1976
(live) live may have male Ceratothrips ericae - a thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) Mound L.A., Morison, G.D., Pitkin, B.R. & Palmer, J.M., 1976
is foodplant of Globiceps (Kelidocoris) juniperi - a plantbug or grassbug (Hemiptera: Miridae) UK/Ireland Southwood, T.R.E. & Leston, D., 1959
has sap sucked by adult Berytinus (Berytinus) crassipes - a stiltbug (Hemiptera: Berytidae) Southwood, T.R.E. & Leston, D., 1959
has sap sucked by nymph Berytinus (Berytinus) crassipes - a stiltbug (Hemiptera: Berytidae) Southwood, T.R.E. & Leston, D., 1959
has sap sucked by adult Kleidocerys ericae - a ground bug (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae) Southwood, T.R.E. & Leston, D., 1959
has sap sucked by nymph Kleidocerys ericae - a ground bug (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae) Southwood, T.R.E. & Leston, D., 1959
is associate of Micrelus ericae - Small Heather Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Bullock, J.A., 1992
is associate of Strophosoma capitatum - a weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Morris, M.G., 1997
is associate of Strophosoma fulvicorne - a weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Morris, M.G., 1997
is associate of Caenopsis fissirostris - a weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Morris, M.G., 1997
is associate of Caenopsis waltoni - a weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Morris, M.G., 1997
is associate of Coniocleonus nebulosus - a weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Bullock, J.A., 1992
is associate of Neliocarus nebulosus - a weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Morris, M.G., 1997,
Bullock, J.A., 1992
is associate of Neliocarus sus - Heather Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Morris, M.G., 1997,
Bullock, J.A., 1992
is associate of Orius (Orius) niger - a flower bug (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) Southwood, T.R.E. & Leston, D., 1959
is associate of nymph Hallodapus rufescens - a plantbug or grassbug (Hemiptera: Miridae) Southwood, T.R.E. & Leston, D., 1959
is associate of adult Hallodapus rufescens - a plantbug or grassbug (Hemiptera: Miridae) Southwood, T.R.E. & Leston, D., 1959
is associate of fruitbody Mycena megaspora - a bonnet (Agaricales: Mycenaceae) Major Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [esp. burnt areas]
branch branch is foodplant of scattered, erumpent pycnidium of Topospora coelomycetous anamorph Topospora obturata - a coelomycete (Helotiales: Helotiaceae) UK/Ireland Grove, W.B., 1935
flower (live) live flower is foodplant of male Frankliniella intonsa - a thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) Major Mound L.A., Morison, G.D., Pitkin, B.R. & Palmer, J.M., 1976
flower (live) live flower is foodplant of female Frankliniella intonsa - a thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) Major Mound L.A., Morison, G.D., Pitkin, B.R. & Palmer, J.M., 1976
flower (live) live flower is foodplant of larva Frankliniella intonsa - a thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) Major Mound L.A., Morison, G.D., Pitkin, B.R. & Palmer, J.M., 1976
flower flower is visited for nectar and/or pollen by adult Physocephala nigra - a thick-headed fly (Diptera: Conopidae) Smith, K.G.V., 1969
leaf (live) live leaf is parasitised by conidial anamorph Erysiphe azaleae - a powdery mildew (Erysiphales: Erysiphaceae) Foreign Captivity Ing, B., 2000
leaf (live) live leaf has sap sucked by hypophyllous, colonial Aspidiotus nerii - Oleander Scale (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
leaf leaf is galled by Eriococcus devoniensis - a scale bug (Hemiptera: Eriococcidae) Stubbs, F.B. (Editor), 1986
leaf leaf is grazed by larva Altica ericeti - a flea beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Bullock, J.A., 1992
leaf leaf is grazed by larva Altica oleracea - a flea beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Bullock, J.A., 1992
leaf leaf has sap sucked by adult Macrodema micropterum - a ground bug (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae) Southwood, T.R.E. & Leston, D., 1959
root (live) live root may be infected and damaged by fruitbody Heterobasidion annosum - Root Rot, Root Fomes, White Pocket Rot - causative organism (Russulales: Bondarzewiaceae) Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by subiculate pseudothecia Byssolophis sphaerioides - an ascomycete (Pleosporales: Lophiostomataceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997

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

PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
EU-DICOTS
(dicotyledonous flowering plants)
ERICACEAE
(heaths, heathers, rhododendrons, azaleas & wintergeeens)
Woody plants Broadleaved shrubs 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

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
Dennis, R.W.G., 1995 Fungi of the South East England
Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997 Microfungi on Land Plants: An Identification Handbook
Grove, W.B., 1935 British Stem- and Leaf- Fungi: Coelomycetes Vol. I … Sphaeropsidales with hyaline conidia
Ing, B., 2000 Microsphaera azaleae, the perfect state of the Rhododendron mildew in England
Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 Checklist of the British and Irish Basidiomycota
Morris, M.G., 1997 Broad-Nosed Weevils (Entiminae)
Mound L.A., Morison, G.D., Pitkin, B.R. & Palmer, J.M., 1976 Thysanoptera
Smith, K.G.V., 1969 Diptera: Conopidae
Southwood, T.R.E. & Leston, D., 1959 Land and Water Bugs of the British Isles
Stubbs, F.B. (Editor), 1986 Provisional Keys to British Plant Galls
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