Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aculus masseei

Aculus masseei (Nalepa, 1925)

on Ribes

gall

mites live as hypophyllous vagrants; high densities result in partial russeting and malformation of the leaves.

hostplants

Grossulariaceae, monophagous

Ribes alpinum, nigrum, petraeum, rubrum, uva-crispa.

synonyms

Phyllocoptes, Vasates, masseei.

references

Davis, Flechtmann, Boczek & Barké (1982a), Farkas (1965a), Fjelddalen (1995a), Jočić & Petanović (2012a), Petanović & Stanković (1999a), Ripka (2007a), Roivainen (1947a, 1951a), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a).

Last modified 21.vii.2018