Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aceria cardui

Aceria cardui Petanović, Boczec & Shi, 2000

on Carduus


The mites are vagrants at the undersides of the leaves, without causing apparent damage.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Carduus personata.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Petanović, Boczec & Shi (2000a).

Last modified 27.ix.2019