Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aculus mosoniensis

Aculus mosoniensis (Ripka, 2014)

on Ailanthus

Aculus mosoniensis galls on Ailanthus altissima

Ailanthus altissima, Hungary, Mosonmagyaróvár © László Érsek: source of the type material

Aculus mosoniensis galls on Ailanthus altissima

comparison with healthy leaf

Aculus mosoniensis galls on Ailanthus altissima

infected leaf

Aculus mosoniensis galls on Ailanthus altissima

detail, upperside

Aculus mosoniensis galls on Ailanthus altissima

at the underside the mites are just visible

Aculus mosoniensis on Ailanthus altissima

same locality, four years later: mass occurrunce

Aculus mosoniensis on Ailanthus altissima

detail

Aculus mosoniensis on Ailanthus altissima

magnified more strongly

gall

the leaves are yellowed and narrowed, theur margins are rolled inwards; mites mostly hypopyhyllous.

hostplants

Simaroubiaceae, monophagous

Ailanthus altissima.

synonyms

Aculops mosoniensis.

references

de Lillo, Panzarino, Loverre, ao (2017a), Ripka & Érsek (2014a).

Last modified 10.vii.2020