Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aceria paradianthi

Aceria paradianthi Keifer, 1952

on Dianthus


the mites live free on the leaves and in the leaf sheaths. “Infested plants are stunted and sprouted basally. Heavy infested plants have a water-soaked appearance and become yellow.”

host plants

Carylophyllaceae, monophagous

Dianthus capitatus


Eriophyes paradianthi.


Anagnou–Veroniki, Papaioannou–Souliotis, Karanstasi & Giannopolitis (2008a, Chetverikov, Letukhova, Marinković & Petanović (2018a), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a)

Last modified 6.viii.2020