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Rumex L. (docks)

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Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Genus)

Taxon Rank #subtaxa #refs #webs

Suggested Literature

General Works

Lousley, J.E., 1948 The importance of cytology in the study of Rumex

plant pathology

Salt, D.T. & Whittaker, J.B., 1998 Insects on dock plants

Rumex may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
POLYGONACEAE
(docks and knotgrasses)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Associated with Rumex:

is foodplant of larva Rhinoncus pericarpius - a weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Bullock, J.A., 1992
may be infected and damaged by Armillaria mellea s.l. - honey fungi (Agaricales: Physalacriaceae) UK/Ireland West, J.S., Hughes, C. & Fox, R.T.V., 2000
flower bud (unopened) unopened flower bud is grazed by mobile cased larva Cryptocephalus fulvus - a leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Cox, M.L., 2007
leaf (curled) curled leaf is swollen by Aphis rumicis - an aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) Rotheray, G.E., 1989
leaf (live, eaten to lace) live, eaten to lace leaf is grazed by hypophyllous, gregarious larva Gastrophysa viridula - Green Dock Beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Restricted Cox, M.L., 2007 [reduce leaves to lace],
Bullock, J.A., 1992
leaf (live, riddled with holes) live, riddled with holes leaf is grazed by larva Gastrophysa polygoni - a leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Bullock, J.A., 1992
leaf (live, riddled with holes) live, riddled with holes leaf is grazed by adult Gastrophysa polygoni - a leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Cox, M.L., 2007,
Bullock, J.A., 1992
leaf (live) live leaf is grazed by hypophyllous adult Gastrophysa viridula - Green Dock Beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Cox, M.L., 2007 [eat circular holes c. 1cm diam],
Bullock, J.A., 1992
leaf (live) live leaf is grazed by adult Labidostomis tridentata - a leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Cox, M.L., 2007
leaf (petiole base) leaf (petiole base) is foodplant of larva Apion frumentarium - a seed weevil (Coleoptera: Apionidae) Morris, M.G., 1990,
Bullock, J.A., 1992
leaf leaf is foodplant of larva Ametastegia (Protemphytus) tenera - a sawfly (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae) Benson, R.B., 1952
leaf leaf is grazed by larva Chaetocnema concinna - Beet Flea Beetle, Mangold Flea Beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Bullock, J.A., 1992
leaf leaf is grazed by imago Chaetocnema concinna - Beet Flea Beetle, Mangold Flea Beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Bullock, J.A., 1992
leaf leaf is grazed by larva Mantura obtusata - a flea beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Bullock, J.A., 1992
leaf leaf is grazed by imago Mantura obtusata - a flea beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Bullock, J.A., 1992
leaf leaf is grazed by larva Mantura rustica - a flea beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Bullock, J.A., 1992
leaf leaf is grazed by imago Mantura rustica - a flea beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Bullock, J.A., 1992
leaf leaf is grazed by larva Hypera (Eririnomorphus) rumicis - a weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) UK/Ireland Bullock, J.A., 1992
leaf leaf is grazed by larva Ametastegia (Ametastegia) glabrata - a sawfly (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae) Major Benson, R.B., 1952
leaf leaf is grazed by larva Pachynematus rumicis - a sawfly (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae) Restricted Benson, R.B., 1958
root (live) live root has sap sucked by Aphis (Aphis) sambuci - Elder Aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) Rotheray, G.E., 1989
root root is galled by larva Apion rubiginosum - a seed weevil (Coleoptera: Apionidae) Stubbs, F.B. (Editor), 1986
rootstock rootstock is foodplant of larva Apion frumentarium - a seed weevil (Coleoptera: Apionidae) Morris, M.G., 1990,
Bullock, J.A., 1992
stem (dead, decayed) dead, decayed stem is decayed by fruitbody Lachnella villosa - a cyphelloid fungus (Agaricales: Niaceae) Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by scattered, subepidermal, black pycnidium of Rhabdospora coelomycetous anamorph Rhabdospora pleosporoides - a coelomycete (Capnodiales: Mycosphaerellaceae) UK/Ireland Grove, W.B., 1935
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by effuse colony of Torula dematiaceous anamorph Torula herbarum - a dematiaceous anamorphic fungus (Capnodiales) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by pseudothecium Leptosphaeria ogilviensis - an ascomycete (Pleosporales: Leptosphaeriaceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by immersed pseudothecium Paraleptosphaeria macrospora - an ascomycete (Pleosporales: Leptosphaeriaceae) Major Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by immersed or semi-immersed pseudothecium Lophiostoma angustilabrum - an ascomycete (Pleosporales: Lophiostomataceae) Major Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by partly immersed pseudothecium Lophiostoma fuckelii var. fuckelii - an ascomycete (Pleosporales: Lophiostomataceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by usually immersed pseudothecium Lophiostoma vagabundum - an ascomycete (Pleosporales: Lophiostomataceae) Major Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by immersed or semi-immersed pseudothecium Sigarispora caulium - an ascomycete (Pleosporales: Lophiostomataceae) Major Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by effuse colony of Dendryphiella dematiaceous anamorph Dendryphiella vinosa - a dematiaceous anamorphic fungus (Pleosporales: Pleosporaceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by stalked apothecium Hymenoscyphus scutula - a discomycete (Helotiales: Helotiaceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by sessile apothecium Belonidium sulphureum - Yellow Mascara Disco (Helotiales: Lachnaceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by Botryotinia fuckeliana - a discomycete (Helotiales: Sclerotiniaceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by effuse colony of Chalara dematiaceous anamorph Chalara urceolata - a dematiaceous anamorphic fungus (Microascales) UK/Ireland Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by fruitbody Asterostroma cervicolor - Fawn Starweb (Russulales: Lachnocladiaceae) UK/Ireland Rare Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
stem (large) (dead) dead stem (large) is decayed by fruitbody Lachnella alboviolascens - a cyphelloid fungus (Agaricales: Niaceae) Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
stem (near base) (dead, standing) dead, standing stem (near base) is decayed by apothecium Hyalopeziza millepunctata - a discomycete (Helotiales: Hyaloscyphaceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997 [in wet areas]
stem (old, dead) old, dead stem is decayed by hysterothecium Gloniopsis praelonga - an ascomycete (Hysteriales: Hysteriaceae) UK/Ireland Bisby, G.R., 1941
stem stem is foodplant of larva Apion frumentarium - a seed weevil (Coleoptera: Apionidae) Morris, M.G., 1990,
Bullock, J.A., 1992
stem stem is galled by larva Apion rubiginosum - a seed weevil (Coleoptera: Apionidae) Stubbs, F.B. (Editor), 1986
stem stem may contain larva Perapion (Perapion) curtirostre - a seed weevil (Coleoptera: Apionidae) Morris, M.G., 1990
stem stem may contain larva Perapion (Perapion) hydrolapathi - a seed weevil (Coleoptera: Apionidae) Morris, M.G., 1990,
Bullock, J.A., 1992
stem stem may contain larva Perapion (Perapion) violaceum - a seed weevil (Coleoptera: Apionidae) Morris, M.G., 1990,
Bullock, J.A., 1992 [not R. acetosella]

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

PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
EU-DICOTS
(dicotyledonous flowering plants)
POLYGONACEAE
(docks and knotgrasses)
Tall Woody Herbs (via Rumex) Herbaceous Plants (via Polygonaceae)

References

Benson, R.B., 1952 Hymenoptera: 2. Symphyta. Section (b)
Benson, R.B., 1958 Hymenoptera: 2. Symphyta. Section (c)
Bisby, G.R., 1941 British species of Hysterium, Gloniopsis, Dichaena and Mytilidion
Bullock, J.A., 1992 Host Plants of British Beetles: A List of Recorded Associations
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
Grove, W.B., 1935 British Stem- and Leaf- Fungi: Coelomycetes Vol. I … Sphaeropsidales with hyaline conidia
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., 1990 Orthocerous Weevils
Rotheray, G.E., 1989 Aphid Predators
Stubbs, F.B. (Editor), 1986 Provisional Keys to British Plant Galls
West, J.S., Hughes, C. & Fox, R.T.V., 2000 Armillaria mellea can infect the perennial weed, Rumex obtusifolius, in the UK
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