Acalitus calycophthirus (Nalepa, 1891)

on Betula

Acalitus calycophthirus: gall on Betula sp.

Betula sp., France, dépt. Ardennes, Gué d’Hossus, RN Trou Blanc © Stéphane Claerebout

Acalitus calycophthirus gall

Betula pendula, Enter; © Arnold Grosscurt

Acalitus calycophthirus: galls on Betula pendula

Betula pendula, Mierlo, Strabrechtse Heide: group of galled buds; © Arnold Grosscurt

Acalitus calycophthirus gall

Betula pendula, Amsterdamse Wateleidingduinen

transverse section

abundant mites between the still unfolded leaves

hostplants

Betulaceae,monophagous

Betula pendula, pubescens.

synonyms

Aceria calycopthira, Aceria rudis calycopthtira; Eriophyes calycophthirus.

inquilines

Cecidophyopsis vermiformis.

references

Bellmann (2012a), Buhr (1964b), Chinery (2011a), Coulianos & Holmåsen (1991a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Ecott (2012a), Farkas (1965a), Fjelddalen (1995a), Groom (2011a), Hellrigl (2003a), Koops (2013a), Lambinon, Carbonnelle & Claerebout (2015a), Máca (2012a), Nalepa (1919a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Ripka (2007a), Roivainen (1947a), Roskam (2009a), Sylvén (1960a), Weidner (1954a).

mod 27.v.2018