Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aceria pterocaryae

Aceria pterocaryae Kuang & Gong, 1996

Acari, Eriophyidae

on Pterocarya

gall

the tufts of hair in the vein axils (acarodomatia) are enlarged and deepened.

hostplants

Juglandaceae, (narrowly?) monophagous

Pterocarya stenoptera.

In a botanical garden to a lesser degree also on Pt. x rehderiana, but not on fraxinifolia or rhoifolia Groom (2011a).

notes

Found in the UK in 2006. Apparently not yet recorded from Pterocarya fraxinifolia, that is planted much more often.

references

Groom (2011a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Xue, Sadeghi & Hong (2009a).

30/07/2015

Last modified 28.vi.2017