Aceria tenella (Nalepa, 1892)

on Carpinus

Aceria tenella: galls on Carpinus betulus

Carpinus betulus, Hungary, Budapest, Hűvösvölgy, 3.v.2014 © László Érsek: fresh galls

Aceria tenella: galls on Carpinus betulus

underside

Aceria tenella: galls on Carpinus betulus

Carpinus betulus, Hungary, Budapest, 3.viii.2018 © László Érsek: two old galls

Aceria tenella: gall on Carpinus betulus, detail

underside

Aceria tenella gall

Carpinus betulus, Belgium, prov. Liège, Gemmenich, vallée de la Gueule © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Aceria tenella gall

same gall, underside

Aceria tenella detail of the gall

Carpinus betulus, de Kleine Beer; herbarium specimen (late November), leg Ben van As. The long, spiralled hairs of the gall differ strongly from the slender hairs that are visible on the midrib and side vein.

hostplants

Betulaceae, oligophagous

Carpinus betulus, orientalis; Ostrya carpinifolia.

synonyms

Eriophyes tenellus.

inquilines

Cecidophyopsis vermivormis, Phyllocoptes compressus.

references

Béguinot (2002e,f,g, 2006c, 2007b), Buhr (1964b, 1965a), Chinery (2011a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Denizhan, Monfreda, de Lillo & Çobanoğlu (2015a), Farkas (1965a), Houard (1908a), Jočić & Petanović (2012a), Kollár (2011a), Koops (2013a), Lambinon, Carbonnelle & Claerebout (2015a), Lambinon, Schneider & Feitz (2001a), Nalepa (1919a), Petanović & Stanković (1999a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Ripka (2007a), Roskam (2009a), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a), Stănescu (2009a), Tomasi (2003a, 2012a), Weidner (1954a).

mod 6.viii.2018