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Pyracantha M. Roem. (firethorns)

BioImages BioImages (www.bioimages.org.uk) has 8 images of Pyracantha (firethorns)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of Pyracantha (firethorns)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Genus)

Taxon Rank #webs

Suggested Literature

Pyracantha may 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 Pyracantha:

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 may be infected and damaged by Tubercularia anamorph Nectria cinnabarina - Coral Spot (Hypocreales: Nectriaceae) Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 [causes a dieback]
flower flower may be infected and damaged by Erwinia amylovora - Fireblight Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
fruit fruit may contain larva Anomoia purmunda - Spectacled Berry Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) UK/Ireland White, I.M., 1988
leaf (live, upward folding) live, upward folding leaf is mined by caterpillar Phyllonorycter leucographella - Firethorn Leafminer, Firethorn Leaf Miner (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 [silvery brown oval mine in centre of leaf which later folds upwards]
leaf (live) live leaf is grazed by caterpillar Orgyia antiqua - Vapourer Moth (Lepidoptera: Erebidae) Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
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 has sap sucked by hypophyllous Pulvinaria floccifera - Cushion Scale, Cottony Camellia Scale (Hemiptera: Coccidae) UK/Ireland anon., 2009
leaf (live) live leaf is grazed by web-dwelling communal caterpillar Malacosoma neustria - The Lackey (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae) Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
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 has sap sucked by Parthenolecanium corni - Brown Scale, Peach Scale, European Fruit Lecanium (Hemiptera: Coccidae) Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
twig twig may be infected and damaged by Tubercularia anamorph Nectria cinnabarina - Coral Spot (Hypocreales: Nectriaceae) Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 [causes a dieback]

Pyracantha 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 Pyracantha) 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

anon., 2009 Cottony camellia scale, an increasingly important horticultural pest
Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 Pests, Diseases & Disorders of Garden Plants
White, I.M., 1988 Tephritid Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae)
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