Eriophyes homophyllus Nalepa, 1926

on Prunus

Eriophyes homophyllus: galls on Prunus spinosa

Prunus spinosa, Biddinghuizen, Spijk- en Bremerbergbos © Hans Jonkman

Eriophyes homophyllus: galls on Prunus spinosa

a single galled leaf

Eriophyes homophyllus galls on Prunus spinosa

Prunus spinosa, Belgium, prov. Luxembourg, Habay-la-Vieille; © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Eriophyes homophyllus: galls on Prunus spinosa

Prunus spinosa, Germany, Main-Spessart, Lengfurt am Main; © Arnold Grosscurt

Eriophyes homophyllus: galls on Prunus spinosa

underside of the same leaf

Eriophyes homophyllus: galls on Prunus spinosa

Prunus spinosa, Belgium, prov. Namur, Nismes, Fondry des Chiens © Stéphane Claerebout

Eriophyes homophyllus: underside of gall on Prunus spinosa

underside

gall

epiphyllous hairy galls along the midrib in the vein axils; at the underside a small opening.

hostplants

Rosaceae, narrowly (?) monophagous

Prunus spinosa.

According to Ripka (2007a) also on P. cerasus, domestica, mahaleb, padus.

synonyms

Eriophyes, Phytoptus, padi prunianus var. homophyllus.

references

Buhr (1965a), Coulianos & Holmåsen (1991a), Farkas (1965a), Ripka (2007a), Sylvén (1960a), Weidner (1954a).

mod 23.v.2018