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Galium L. (bedstraws)

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NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of Galium (bedstraws)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Genus)

Taxon Rank #refs #webs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Lansdown R.V. & Pankhurst T.J. Field Guide to the Identification of Difficult Aquatic Plants of the New Forest

Galium may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
RUBIACEAE
(madder, goosegrass and bedstraws)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Associated with Galium:

(live) live has sap sucked by Dysaphis (Pomaphis) pyri - Pear-bedstraw Aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
is foodplant of Halticus apterus - a plantbug or grassbug (Hemiptera: Miridae) UK/Ireland Major Southwood, T.R.E. & Leston, D., 1959
is foodplant of Halticus luteicollis - a plantbug or grassbug (Hemiptera: Miridae) UK/Ireland Southwood, T.R.E. & Leston, D., 1959
is foodplant of Orthocephalus coriaceus - a plantbug or grassbug (Hemiptera: Miridae) UK/Ireland Southwood, T.R.E. & Leston, D., 1959
has sap sucked by adult Legnotus limbosus - a shieldbug (Hemiptera: Cydnidae) Southwood, T.R.E. & Leston, D., 1959
has sap sucked by nymph Legnotus limbosus - a shieldbug (Hemiptera: Cydnidae) Southwood, T.R.E. & Leston, D., 1959
may have larva Platythrips tunicatus - a thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) Mound L.A., Morison, G.D., Pitkin, B.R. & Palmer, J.M., 1976
may have female apter Platythrips tunicatus - a thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) Mound L.A., Morison, G.D., Pitkin, B.R. & Palmer, J.M., 1976
may have female macropter Platythrips tunicatus - a thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) Mound L.A., Morison, G.D., Pitkin, B.R. & Palmer, J.M., 1976
may have male apter Platythrips tunicatus - a thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) Mound L.A., Morison, G.D., Pitkin, B.R. & Palmer, J.M., 1976
flower (live) live flower is grazed by adult Cryptocephalus moraei - a leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Cox, M.L., 2007
inflorescence inflorescence is galled by Aceria galiobia - a gall mite (Trombidiformes: Eriophyidae) Stubbs, F.B. (Editor), 1986
leaf (fading) fading leaf is parasitised by hypophyllous, grouped pycnidium of Placosphaeria coelomycetous anamorph Placosphaeria punctiformis - a coelomycete (Dothideales) Grove, W.B., 1935
leaf (fading) fading leaf is parasitised by plurilocular, amphigenous stroma of Placosphaeria coelomycetous anamorph Placosphaeria stellatarum - a coelomycete (Dothideales) UK/Ireland Grove, W.B., 1935
leaf (live, distorted) live, distorted leaf has sap sucked by Myzus (Myzus) cerasi - Cherry Blackfly, Cherry Aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) Major Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
leaf (live) live leaf is grazed by adult Cryptocephalus moraei - a leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Cox, M.L., 2007
leaf (live) live leaf is parasitised by hypophyllous, grouped pycnidium of Placosphaeria coelomycetous anamorph Placosphaeria punctiformis - a coelomycete (Dothideales) Grove, W.B., 1935
leaf (terminal) leaf (terminal) is galled by Aceria galiobia - a gall mite (Trombidiformes: Eriophyidae) Stubbs, F.B. (Editor), 1986
leaf leaf is galled by Cecidophyes galii - a gall mite (Trombidiformes: Eriophyidae) Stubbs, F.B. (Editor), 1986
leaf leaf is galled by larva Dasineura galiicola - a gall midge (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) Stubbs, F.B. (Editor), 1986
leaf leaf is mined by larva Galiomyza morio - a leaf-mining fly (Diptera: Agromyzidae) Restricted Spencer, K.A., 1972 [initial linear mine often widening later into a blotch]
leaf leaf is grazed by larva Timarcha goettingensis - Lesser Bloody-nosed Beetle, Small Bloody-nosed Beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Cox, M.L., 2007,
Bullock, J.A., 1992
leaf leaf is grazed by adult Timarcha goettingensis - Lesser Bloody-nosed Beetle, Small Bloody-nosed Beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Cox, M.L., 2007,
Bullock, J.A., 1992
leaf leaf is grazed by larva Timarcha tenebricosa - Bloody-nosed Beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Cox, M.L., 2007,
Bullock, J.A., 1992
leaf leaf is grazed by adult Timarcha tenebricosa - Bloody-nosed Beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Cox, M.L., 2007,
Bullock, J.A., 1992
leaf leaf is grazed by larva Sermylassa halensis - a leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Bullock, J.A., 1992
leaves (terminal) leaves (terminal) is galled by Trioza galii - a jumping plantlouse (Hemiptera: Triozidae) Stubbs, F.B. (Editor), 1986
root root is parasitised by underground tuber Orobanche caryophyllacea - Bedstraw Broomrape, Clove-scented Broomrape (Lamiales: Orobanchaceae) UK/Ireland Clapham, A.R., Tutin, T.G. & Moore, D.M., 1985
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by effuse colony of Gyrothrix dematiaceous anamorph Gyrothrix verticillata - a dematiaceous anamorphic fungus UK/Ireland Dennis, R.W.G., 1995
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by gregarious to scattered, erumpent apothecium Pyrenopeziza galii - a discomycete (Helotiales: Dermateaceae) Foreign Spooner, B.M., 2001
stem (live) live stem is galled by telium Puccinia galii-verni - a rust fungus (Pucciniales: Pucciniaceae) Stubbs, F.B. (Editor), 1986
stem stem is galled by larva Geocrypta galii - a gall midge (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) Stubbs, F.B. (Editor), 1986
stem stem is grazed by larva Timarcha goettingensis - Lesser Bloody-nosed Beetle, Small Bloody-nosed Beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Cox, M.L., 2007,
Bullock, J.A., 1992
stem stem is grazed by adult Timarcha goettingensis - Lesser Bloody-nosed Beetle, Small Bloody-nosed Beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Cox, M.L., 2007,
Bullock, J.A., 1992
stem stem is grazed by larva Timarcha tenebricosa - Bloody-nosed Beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Cox, M.L., 2007,
Bullock, J.A., 1992
stem stem is grazed by adult Timarcha tenebricosa - Bloody-nosed Beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Cox, M.L., 2007,
Bullock, J.A., 1992
stem stem is parasitised by grouped pycnidium of Placosphaeria coelomycetous anamorph Placosphaeria punctiformis - a coelomycete (Dothideales) Grove, W.B., 1935

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

PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
EU-DICOTS
(dicotyledonous flowering plants)
RUBIACEAE
(madder, goosegrass and bedstraws)
Herbaceous Plants (via Rubiaceae)

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
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
Dennis, R.W.G., 1995 Fungi of the South East England
Grove, W.B., 1935 British Stem- and Leaf- Fungi: Coelomycetes Vol. I … Sphaeropsidales with hyaline conidia
Mound L.A., Morison, G.D., Pitkin, B.R. & Palmer, J.M., 1976 Thysanoptera
Southwood, T.R.E. & Leston, D., 1959 Land and Water Bugs of the British Isles
Spencer, K.A., 1972 Diptera: Agromyzidae
Spooner, B.M., 2001 New British Records 187: Pyrenopeziza galii Fuckel
Stubbs, F.B. (Editor), 1986 Provisional Keys to British Plant Galls
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