Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Diptacus gigantorhynchus

Diptacus gigantorhynchus (Nalepa, 1892)

on Prunus

gall

the mites are vagrants at the underside of the leaves. At high densities discolouration of the leaves may occur. Often occurs together with Aculus fockeui.

hostplants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Crataegus laevigata; Cydonia oblonga; Malus domestica, sylvestris; Prunus avium, cerasus, domestica & subsp. insititia, spinosa; Physocarpus opulifolius.

synonyms

Diptacus prunorum Keifer, 1939.

references

Buhr (1965a), Castagnoli & Oldfield (1996a), Denizhan, Monfreda, de Lillo & Çobanoğlu (2015a), Farkas (1965a), Geçer & Denizhan (2015a), Petanović (1998a), Petanović & Stanković (1999a), Ripka (2007a, 2016a), Ripka & de Lillo (1997a), Roivainen (1947a, 1950a, 1953a), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a), Xue, Sadeghi & Hong (2009a).

Last modified 19.vii.2018