Aceria destructor (Nalepa, 1891)

on Sedum

gall

At the tip of the stems the leaves are clustered, disfigured and warty; if flowers are present they too are disfigured and often greened.

hostplants

Crassulaceae, monophagous

Sedum acre, album, alpestre, atratum, dasyphyllum, ochroleucum, rubens, rupestre, sexangulare.

synonyms

Eriophyes destructor.

notes

This species and Cecidophyes glaber are stated to make identical galls; this might mean co-occurrence.

references

Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Farkas (1965a), Hellrigl (2003a), Houard (1908a), Jočić & Petanović (2012a), Ludwig (1974a), Petanović & Stanković (1999a), Roskam (2009a), Tomasi (2014a), Weidner (1954a).

mod 28.viii.2018