Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aceria brevisetosa

Aceria brevisetosa (Cotte, 1924)

Acari, Eriophyidae

on Centaurea

gall

flower heads enlarged, wide open; the florets are abortive, disfigured, fleshy, thickened.

hostplants

Asteraceae, ? narrowly monophagous

Centaurea aspera.

synonyms

Aceria centaureae var. brevisetosa.

references

Buhr (1964b).

21/03/2014

Last modified 28.vi.2017