Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phyllocoptes gracilis

Phyllocoptes gracilis (Nalepa, 1891)

raspberry leaf eriophyid mite

on Rubus

Phyllocoptes gracilis on Rubus fruticosus

Rubus fruticosus, Belgium, prov. Limbourg, Ham, Immerste bossen, 21.vi.2021 © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Phyllocoptes gracilis on Rubus fruticosus

mites at the underside of the leaf

Phyllocoptes gracilis

mite, dorsal

Phyllocoptes gracilis

mite, lateraal

Phyllocoptes gracilis

detail of ring ornamentation, a characteristic of gall mites

Phyllocoptes gracilis galls

Rubus fruticosus, Wellerlooi

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Rubus caesius, canescens, fruticosus, idaeus, pannosus, plicatus, ulmifolius.

phenology

Hibernation as fertilised females, in groups of 40 to several hundreds, in the buds.

synonyms

Aceria, Eriophyes gracilis.

references

Boczek & Petanović (1996a), Bohinc & Trdan (2013a), Buhr (1965a), Coulianos & Holmåsen (1991a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Denizhan, Monfreda, de Lillo & Çobanoğlu (2015a), Dobrivojević & Petanović (1985a), Farkas (1965a), Fjelddalen (1995a), Hellrigl (2003a), Houard (1908a), Jočić & Petanović (2012a), de Lillo (1997a), Máca (2012a), Petanović (1998a), Petanović & Stanković (1999a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Ripka (2007a), Roivainen (1947a, 1950a, 1951a, 1953a), Roskam (2009a), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a), Sylvén (1960a), Vaněčková-Skuhravá (1996a), Weidner (1954a).

Last modified 28.vi.2021