Aceria spartii (Canestrini, 1893)

on Spartium

Aceria spartii" widges' brooms on Spartium junceum

Spartium junceum, Spain, Cataluña, Cabo de Creus 2.i.2018 @ Sébastien Carbonelle

Aceria spartii" widges' broom on Spartium junceum

detail

gall

formation of witches’ brooms, often combined with fasciation; branches densely hairy with white unicellular hairs.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Spartium junceum.

synonyms

Eriophyes spartii.

references

Blanes-Dalmau, Caballero-López & Pujade-Villar (2017a), Davis, Flechtmann, Boczek & Barké (1982a), Houard (1909a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a), Xue, Han & Zhang (2015a).

mod 2.ii.2019