Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aculus retiolatus

Aculus retiolatus (Nalepa, 1892)

on Vicia

gall

leaflets rolled inwards and disfigured, in serious cases also browned; strongly infected plants do not flower.

hostplants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Vicia cracca, sativa & subsp. nigra, sylvatica, tenuifolia, villosa & subsp. varia.

Mainly on V. cracca.

synonyms

Aculops, Phyllocoptes, Vasates, retiolatus.

notes

similar symptoms can also be caused by polyphagous Thysanoptera!

references

Béguinot (2002h, 2003a, 2012a), Bohinc & Trdan (2013a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Farkas (1965a), Houard (1909a), Lambinon Schneider & Feitz (2012a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Ripka (2007a), Roivainen (1947a, 1950a), Roskam (2009a), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a), Stănescu (2009a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a).

Last modified 6.ix.2018