Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aceria caulobia

Aceria caulobia (Nalepa, 1900)

on Suaeda

Aceria caulobia: gall

gall (from Houard, 1908a)

Aceria caulobia: gall on Suaeda maritima

Suaeda maritima, Portugal, Faro © Sébastien Carbonnelle


2-10 mm thick elliptic swelling of the stems; inside a large irregular cavity.

host plants

Amaranthaceae, monophagous

Suaeda cf. maritima, vera.


Eriophyes caulobius.


Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Houard (1908a), de Lillo (1987a), Mifsud, Monfreda & de Lillo (2007a).

Last modified 11.x.2019