Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aceria gilloglii

Aceria gilloglii Keifer, 1963

on bamboo


the mites are vagrants at the underside of the leaves and in the leaf sheaths; at high densities a weak witches’ broom may be formed.

host plants

Poaceae: Bambusoideae, oligophagous

Pleioblastus fortunei; Pseudosasa disticha.


In the UK found in a botanical garden.


Pye (2012a).

Last modified 15.ix.2019