Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aculops hamatus

Aculops hamatus (Liro, 1942)

Acari, Eriophyidae

on Lamiaceae

gall

the mites live as vagrants at the underside of the leaves and in the inflorescence; higher densities cause the leaves to turn brown and wither.

hostplants

Lamiaceae, oligophagous

Clinopodium acinos; Lycopus europaeus; Mentha arvensis.

synonyms

Phyllocoptes, Vasates, hamatus. Possibly hamatus is a synonym of Aculops clinopodii.

references

Farkas (1965a), Liro (1942a), Ripka (2007a), Roivainen (1950a, 1951a).

16/06/2015

Last modified 14.vii.2017