Aceria megacera (Canestrini & Massalongo, 1893)

on Mentha

Aceria megacera: gall on Mentha aquatica

Mentha aquatica, Katwijk; © Koen van Zoest

Aceria megacera: gall on Mentha aquatica

detail

Aceria megacera: gall on Mentha arvensis

Mentha arvensis, Belgium, prov. West Flanders, De Panne © Sébastien Carbonelle

gall

the hairs of the galled parts are branching and multicellular.

hostplants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Mentha aquatica, arvensis, longifolia, x rotundifolia, suaveolens, x verticillata.

synonyms

Eriophyes megacerus.

references

Bohinc & Trdan (2013a), Buhr (1964b), Cogolludo (1921a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Farkas (1965a), Koops (2013a), Petanović & Stanković (1999a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Ripka (2007a), Robbins (2005a), Roskam (2009a), Stefănescu (2009a), Tomasi (2014a).

pub 21.vii.2016 · mod 9.ix.2017