Rosa canina Linnaeus 1753 (Family Rosaceae)


Plant

Bark

Leaf

Flower

Fruit

Height: <5 m, Age: <30 yr
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Hermaphrodite, Flowering May - July (Earliest: 30.5)

Protective Chemicals
Flavonoids Catechin, Cyanidin, Eriodictyol, Phloridzin,
Quercetin, Rutin, Taxifolin
Other Phenolics Gallic Acid, Tannins
Other Acids Ascorbic, Citric, Linoleic, Linolenic, Malic, Oleic

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Flower Visitors:
Several Apidae

Several Syrphidae

Siphona cristata

Helina impuncta

Obrium brunneum

Paracorymbia maculicornis

Meligethes flavimanus

Cantharis fusca
Parasites:
Diplocarpon rosae

Sphaerulina rehmiana

Phragmidium mucronatum

Coleophora potentillae

Stigmella aurella

Agromyza idaeiana

Anthonomus rubi Larva
(Flower Gall)

Diplolepis eglanteriae
Herbivores:
Pyrgus malvae Larva

Many Geometridae

Many Noctuidae

Several Notodontidae

Many Tortricidae

Orgyia antiqua

Spilosoma lutea Larva

Incurvaria masculella Larva

Malacosoma neustria

Many Tenthredinidae

Arge gracilicornis Larva

Pamphilius balteatus Larva

Several Chrysomelidae

Several Curculionidae

Neocoenorrhinus germanicus

Neocoenorrhinus pauxillus

Agrilus cyanescens

Phyllopertha horticola
Sapivores:
Several Aphididae

Several Cicadellidae

Atractotomus mali

Lygocoris pabulinus

Aphrophora alni

Thrips fuscipennis
Xylophages:
Several Curculionidae
(Wood Borer)

Stenurella bifasciata Larva
(Wood Borer)

Tetrops praeustus Larva
(Wood Borer)
Florivores:
Gymnoscelis rufifasciata Larva

Meligethes atratus Larva

Meligethes flavimanus Larva

Protaetia cuprea
Frugivores:
Meles meles

Grapholita tenebrosana Larva

Closterotomus fulvomaculatus
Leaf Cutters:
Megachile centuncularis
Lichens:
Physcia tenella

Xanthoria parietina
Nests:
Lanius collurio

Hoplitis claviventris

Hylaeus pictipes

Pemphredon lethifer
Wood Decomposers:
Tetrops praeustus Larva

Angiosperm Generalists

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Dog Rose


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