Aceria rechingeri (Nalepa, 1903)

on Crepis

Aceria rechingeri: galls on Crepis biennis

Crepis biennis, galls (from Houard, 1909a)

gall

flower heads strongly disfigured because the florets have become leaf-like, or have formed, new, small, flower heads; often almost all flower heads of a plant are affected.

hostplants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Crepis biennis, capillaris, tectorum.

inquilines

Phyllocoptes oligostictus.

references

Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Farkas (1965a [“reichingeri”]), Houard (1909a), Redfern & Shirley (211a), Ripka (2007a), Roskam (2009a), Tomasi (2014a).

mod 27.vii.2018