Trisetacus pini (Nalepa, 1887)

pine bud mite

on Pinus

Trisetacus pini: gall on Pinus sylvestris

Pinus sylvestris, Poland, Jastarnia © Stéphane Claerebout

Trisetacus pini: gall on Pinus sylvestris

other specimens

gall

More or less rounded, about 2 cm long, yellowish brown swellings of young branches, in fact malignant growth of their bark. The galls are smooth at first, rough later. In the galls many narrow channels where the mites are living. The galls remain for years on the tree (Buhr 1965b; Redfern & Shirley, 2011a).

hostplants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Pinus mugo, nigra, strobus, sylvestris.

According to Jočić & Petanović (2012a) also on Picea abies.

synonyms

Eriophyes pini.

references

Béguinot (2012a), Bellmann (2012a), Cogolludo (1921a), Coulianos & Holmåsen (1991a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Farkas (1965a, 1966a), Hellrigl (2003a, 2006a), Houard (1908a), Jočić & Petanović (2012a), Lewandowski, Skoracka, Szydło ao (2014a), Máca (2012a), Petanović & Stanković (1999a), Pye (2012a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Ripka (2007a), Roskam (2009a), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a), Tomasi (2003a), Weidner (1954a).

mod 17.iv.2018