Aceria cerrea (Nalepa, 1898)

on Quercus

Aceria cerrea: galls on Quercus cerris

Quercus cerris, Hungary, Budapest © László Érsek

Aceria cerrea: galls on Quercus cerris

same leaf, underside

Aceria cerrea: erineum

Quercus cerris, Hungary, Budapest, Kamaraerdő © László Érsekerineum, detail

Aceria cerrea: galls on Quercus cerris

Quercus cerris, België, Brussel, Evere: Moeraske © Sébastien Carbonnelle

Aceria cerrea: galls on Quercus cerris

underside of the leaf

gall

epiphyllous or hypophyllous bulges, the corresponding other side covered by an erineum. Hairs partly long and contorted, partly shorter, cylindric or weakly mushroom-shaped. The mites also cause buds on 6-8 year old branches to become hypertrophied (Skoracka ao, 2005a).

hostplants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus cerris.

Sometimes also cited from Q. pubescens, robur

synonyms

Aceria ilicis cerrea; Eriophyes cerreus.

references

Buhr (1965a), Denizhan, Monfreda, de Lillo & Çobanoglu (2015a), Farkas (1965a), Hellrigl (2006a, 2010a), Houard (1908a), Jočić & Petanović (2012a), Petanović & Stanković (1999a), Ripka (2007a), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a), Stănescu (2009a).

mod 9.vi.2018