Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cecidophyopsis grossulariae

Cecidophyopsis grossulariae (Collinge, 1907)

Acari, Eriophyidae

on Ribes


the mites cause deep, hairy cavities at the underside of the vein axils; the leaves become distorted and discoloured. They hibernate in the outer layers of axillary buds, which may damage the enclosed flower primordia.


Grossulariaceae, monophagous

Ribes uva-crispa.

R. nigrum and rubrum are secondary host plants.


Amrine, Duncan, Jones, Gordon & Roberts (1994a), Hummer, Postman, Carter & Gordon (1999a), Ripka (2007a), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a).


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