Aceria fraxinicola (Nalepa, 1890)

on Fraxinus

Aceria fraxinicola: galls on Fraxinus angustifolia

Fraxinus angustifolia, France, dép. Var, Saint-Zacharie (Var), mt. Sainte-Baume, 30.v.2019 © Pierre Duhem

Aceria fraxinicola: galls on Fraxinus angustifolia

same leaf, underside

Aceria fraxinicola: galls on Fraxinus excelsior

Fraxinus excelsior, galls (from Houard, 1909a)

gall

up to 1.5 mm high, smooth, yellowish, conical or globular pustules, at both sides pf the leaves, often in considerable number, with an opening at the underside.

hostplants

Oleaceae, monophagous

Fraxinus angustifolia, excelsior, ornus.

synonyms

Eriophyes, Phytoptus, fraxinicola; because the name has been forgotten in the Fauna Europaea (2014), it cannot be said which name should be taken as valid.

references

Béguinot (2002h, 2012a), Buhr (1964b), Cogolludo (1921a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Farkas (1965a), Keifer, Baker, Kono, Delfinado & Styer (1982a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Ripka (2007a), Stănescu (2009a).

mod 10.vi.2019