Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aceria opulifolii

Aceria opulifolii (Nalepa, 1922)

on Acer

Aceria opulifolii: galls on Acer opalus

Acer opalus, Hungary, Budapest, Kamaraerdő, 1.v.2019 © László Érsek

Aceria opulifolii: galls on Acer opalus

same leaf, underside

Aceria opulifolii: galls


Aceria opulifolii: gall

hypophyllous opening of the gall

Aceria opulifolii: gall

section through the gall


pouch-like leaf galls, constricted at their base, inside lined with multicellular hairs.

host plants

Sapindaceae, narrowly monophagous

Acer opalus.


Aceria macrochela opulifolii.


Farkas (1965a), Roskam (2019a).

Last modified 15.ix.2019