Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aceria tamaricis

Aceria tamaricis (Trotter, 1901)

on Tamarix

Aceria tamaricis: galls on Tamarix gallica

Tamarix gallica; from Houard (1909a): galls and a transverse section.


galls mainly near the tip of young shoots. The basal half of the leaves is strongly enlarged and deeply folded, housing large populations of mites.

host plants

Tamaricaceae, monophagous

Tamarix gallica, parviflora, smyrnensis.


Eriophyes tamaricis.


Blanes-Dalmau, Caballero-López & Pujade-Villar (2017a), Denizhan, Monfreda, de Lillo & Çobanoğlu (2015a), Houard (1909a), Huemer & Erlebach (1996b), de Lillo & Sobhian (1994a), Petanović (1998a).

Last modified 14.ii.2020