Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Epitrimerus cardui

Epitrimerus cardui Boczek, 1992

Acari, Eriophyidae

on Carduus, Cirsium

gall

the mites are vagrants at the underside of the leaves. At high densities discolouration may occur.

hostplants

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Carduus acanthoides; Cirsium arvense.

references

Boczek & Petanović (1996a), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a)

22/07/2015

Last modified 28.vi.2017