Aceria cerastii (Nalepa, 1892)

on Cerastium

gall

the leaves at the shoot tip are crowded, erect, unusually hairy; abnormally strong branching.

hostplants

Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Cerastium arvense, diffusum, fontanum & subsp. vulgare, glomeratum, sylvaticum.

synonyms

Eriophyes cerastii.

references

Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Farkas (1965a), Houard (1908a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Ripka (2016a), Tomasi (2014a).

mod 26.viii.2018