Aceria acroptiloni Shevtchenko & Kovalev, 1974
on Cyanus, Rhaponticum
“This mite is associated with the stunting of plants and flower buds and inflorescence deformation displaying hypertrophy. Inflorescences are completely distorted becoming reniform; the outer leaflets of the spathe coarsen, becoming thickened and yellowish, with shortened tunicate appendages.” (Denizhan ao).
galling occurred in Rhaponticum, not in Cyanus.
ss far as known an eastern mediterranean species.
Asadi, Ghorbani, Cristofaro ao (2014a), Denizhan, Monfreda, de Lillo & Çobanoğlu (2015a).