Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aculops rhodensis

Aculops rhodensis (Keifer, 1957)

on willow


The mites live as vagrants at the undersides of the leaves, without causing apparent damage. Also observed as inquiline of Aceria salicina.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Salix alba. elaeagnos, x fragilis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Denizhan, Monfreda, de Lillo & Çobanoğlu (2015a), de Lillo (1998b), Ripka (2007a), Ripka & de Lillo (1997a), Xue, Sadeghi & Hong (2009a).

Last modified 18.ix.2019