Phyllocoptes vaccinii (Flögel & Goosman, 1933)

Acari, Eriophyidae

on Vaccinium

cf Phyllocoptes vaccinii: gall on Vaccinium myrtillus

Vaccinium myrtillus, Frace, dépt. Ardennes, Gué d’Hossus, RN Trou blanc © Stéphane Claerebout

cf Phyllocoptes vaccinii: gall on Vaccinium myrtillus

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Phyllocoptes vaccinii: gall on Vaccinium myrtillus

Vaccinium myrtillus, Boswachterij Nunspeet © Hans Jonkman

Phyllocoptes vaccinii: gall on Vaccinium myrtillus

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Phyllocoptes vaccinii: final stage of infestation

infested shoots wither and die off

gall

the mites are leaf vagrants; at high densities the leaf may brown, turn spoon-like and corrugated.

hostplants

Ericaceae, monophagous

Vaccinium myrtillus, uliginosum.

synonyms

Epitrimerus vaccinii.

references

Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Davis, Flechtmann, Boczek & Barké (1982a), Farkas (1965a), Jočić & Petanović (2012a), Máca (2012a), Petanović & Stanković (1999a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roivainen (1947a, 1950a, 11051a), Roskam (2009a), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a).

26/05/2017

pub 26.v.2017 · mod 28.vi.2017