Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aceria schlechtendali

Aceria schlechtendali (Nalepa, 1892)

on Erodium, Geranium

gall

buds, especially near the root collar but also higher on the plant modified into up to 2 cm large cauliflower-like strutures. In Geranium the leaf turned into frills.

hostplants

Geraniaceae, ? oligophagous

Erodium cicutarium.

Buhr adds: Geranium dissectum, pyrenaicum.

synonyms

Eriophyes schlechtendali.

references

Boczek & Petanović (1996a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Docters van Leeuwen (1936a), Farkas (1965a), Houard (1909a), Petanović & Stanković (1999a), Roskam (2009a), Ripka (2007a), Tomasi (2014a “Aculus s.”).

Last modified 7.ix.2018