Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aceria vitalbae

Aceria vitalbae (Canestrini, 1892)

on Clematis

Aceria vitalbae galls

gall (from Houard, 1908a)

Aceria vitalbae: gall on Clematis vitalba

Clematis vitalba, Belgium, prov. West Flanders, De Panne, Westhoek, © Stéphane Claerebout

Aceria vitalbae: gall on Clematis vitalba

same leaf, underside


in one or, usually, more young leaves the margin is rolled in upwards, but not exceptionally thickened.

host plants

Ranunculaceae, monophagous

Clematis flammula, vitalba.


Eriophyes vitalbae.


Béguinot (2003a), Blanes-Dalmau, Caballero-López & Pujade-Villar (2017a), Boczek & Petanović (1996a), Cogolludo (1921a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Houard (1908a), Lambinon, Carbonnelle & Claerebout (2015a), Mihajlović, Spasić, Petanović & Mihajlović (1998a), Petanović (1998a), Petanović & Stanković (1999a), Redfern & Shirley (2009a), Ripka (2007a), Roskam (2009), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a).

Last modified 26.x.2020