Aceria cerrea (Nalepa, 1898)

Acari, Eriophyidae

on Quercus

Aceria cerrea: galls on Quercus cerris

Quercus cerris, Hungary, Budapest © László Érsek

Aceria cerrea: galls on Quercus cerris

same leaf, underside

Aceria cerrea: erineum on Quercus cerris

erineum, detail

Aceria cerrea: galls on Quercus cerris

Quercus cerris, België, Brussel, Evere: Moeraske © Sébastien Carbonnelle

Aceria cerrea: galls on Quercus cerris

underside of the leaf

gall

epiphyllous or hypophyllous bulges, the corresponding other side covered by an erineum. Hairs partly long and contorted, partly shorter, cylindric or weakly mushroom-shaped. The mites live in the buds (Skoracka ao, 2005a).

hostplants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus cerris.

Sometimes also cited from Q. pubescens, robur

synonyms

Aceria ilicis cerrea.

references

Buhr (1965a), Denizhan, Monfreda, de Lillo & Çobanoglu (2015a), Farkas (1965a), Hellrigl (2006a, 2010a), Jočić & Petanović (2012a), Petanović & Stanković (1999a), Ripka (2007a), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a), Stefănescu (2009a).

22/03/2017

pub 22.iii.2017 · mod 28.vi.2017