Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aculus scutellariae

Aculus scutellariae (Canestrini & Massalongo, 1895)

on Scutellaria

Aculus scutellariae galls on Scutellaria galericulata

Scutellaria galericulata, Texel, westelijk Horsmeertje, 30.viii.2019 © Jan-Jaap Spaargaren

Aculus scutellariae galling Scutellaria galericulata

Scutellaria galericulata, Poland, Bialowieza castle, 10.ix.2017 © Sébastien Carbonnelle


the upper leaves of the stems are pale and disfigured, margins rolled upwards. The leaves are densely hairy, almost felty, with whitish or purplish, multicellular, simple or branching hairs.


Lamiaceae, monophagous

Scutellaria galericulata, hastifolia.


Phyllocoptes, Vasates, scutellariae.


Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Farkas (1965a), Houard (1909a), Petanović (1998a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Ripka (2007a), Roivainen (1951a), Roskam (2009a), Tomasi (2014a) .

Last modified 4.v.2020