Phytoptus abnormis Garman, 1883

Acari, Phytoptidae

on Tilia

Phytoptus abnormis

>Tilia tomentosa, Hungary, Mosonmagyaróvár © László Érsek: srpring situation (May 10)

Phytoptus abnormis

detail

Phytoptus abnormis

underside of the leaf

Phytoptus abnormis

horizontal section through a gall

Phytoptus abnormis

summer aspect (July 22nd)

Phytoptus abnormis

detail

Phytoptus abnormis

underside

gall

Round, brownish pustules on the leaves, covered by a greyish brown felt and surrounded by a light seam.

hostplants

Malvaceae, narrowly monophagous

Tilia americana, tomentosa.

synonyms

Phytocoptella abnormis, Phytoptus tetratrichus abnormis.

notes

according to the Fauna Europaea (2014), this species is known only from Central Europe (Austria and Hungary); citations from Western Europe in all probability refer to Phytoptus tetratrichus.

references

Farkas (1965a), Hellrigl (2010a), Keifer, Baker, Kono, Delfinado & Styer (1982a), Koops (2013a), Lambinon Schneider & Feitz (2012a), O’Connor (2005c), Ripka (2007a), Ripka, Fain, Kaźmierski, Kreiter & Magowski (2002a), Ripka & de Lillo (1997a).

30/07/2015

pub 28.iv.2017 · mod 14.vii.2017