Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aculus ballei

Aculus ballei (Nalepa, 1891)

on Tilia

gall

the mites are numerous vagrants at the underside of the leaves; at high densities they can cause a distinct russetting.

hostplants

Malvaceae, monophagous

Tilia americana, cordata, platyphyllos & subsp. cordifolia, tomentosa.

synonyms

Phyllocoptes, Vasates, ballei.

references

Farkas (1965a), Houard (1909a), de Lillo (1997a), Petanović (1998a), Petanović & Stanković (1999a), Ripka (2007a), Ripka & de Lillo (1997a), Roivainen (1953a), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a).

Last modified 9.ix.2018