Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aceria horrida

Aceria horrida Nalepa, 1917

on Artemisia

Aceria horrida: galls on Artemisia vulgaris

Artemisia vulgaris, ‘s-Gravenzande, 14.viii.2020 © Jan Scheffers


the flower heads are swollen and remain closed; the florets are withered.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Artemisia vulgaris.


Aceria artemisiae horrida.


Buhr (1964b), Farkas (1965a), Máca (2012a), Ripka (2007a), Tomasi (2014a [“orrida”).

Last modified 14.xi.2020