Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aceria cichorii

Aceria cichorii Petanović, Boczec & Shi, 2000

on Cichorium

gall

the mites live in the leaf buds, that develop into witches’ brooms; the leaves remain small and malformed.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Cichorium intybus.

references

Chetverikov, Letukhova, Marinković & Petanović (2019b), Denizhan, Monfreda, de Lillo & Çobanoglu (2015a), Petanović, Boczec & Shi (2000a), Ripka (2011b).

Last modified 17.ix.2019