Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cecidophyes calvus

Cecidophyes calvus (Liro, 1941)

Acari, Eriophyidae

on Galium

gall

the general impresssion is like that of C. “galii”, but the hair cover is much stronger, especially at the underside of the leaves, and extends also over large parts of the stem.

hostplants

Rubiaceae, monophagous

Galium boreale, verum.

synonyms

Coptophylla calva; Phyllocoptes calvus.

references

B├ęguinot (2005a, 2012a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Farkas (1965a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roivainen (1947a, 1950a, 1951a).

14/11/2014

Last modified 13.vii.2017