Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Acalitus phloeocoptes

Acalitus phloeocoptes (Nalepa, 1890)

on woody Rosaceae

Acalitus phloeocoptes galls

galls (from Nolte, 1954a)

gall

c. 2 mm high, hard, rounded warts on the branches, often several together in a ring around the branch and mainly on and around leaf scars and buds. Fresh they are red, later grey, brown or black. Inside irregular galleries, where the mites live.

hostplants

Rosaceae, oligophagous

Cotoneaster; Cydonia oblonga; Prunus armeniaca, avium, cerasifera, cerasus, domestica & subsp. insititia, dulcis, spinosa.

synonyms

Aceria, Eriophyes, phloeocoptes.

references

Bohinc & Trdan (2013a), Buhr (1964b, 1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Denizhan, Monfreda, de Lillo & Çobanoğlu (2015a), Farkas (1965a), Garon-Labrecque (2017a), Hellrigl (2003a), Houard (1908a), Kapaxidi (2013a), Keifer, Baker, Kono, Delfinado & Styer (1982a), Máca (2012a), Mifsud, Monfreda & de Lillo (2007a), Nolte (1954a), Petanović & Stanković (1999a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Ripka (2007a, 2008a), Ripka & de Lillo (1997a), Roskam (2009a), Schliesske (1988a), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a), Tomasi (2014a), Vaněčková-Skuhravá (1996a).

Last modified 25.xi.2020