Aceria unguiculata (Canestrini, 1891)

on Buxus

Aceria unguiculata gall

Buxus sempervirens, Belgium, Liège; © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Aceria unguiculata mites

opened gall with mites

gall

apart from the striking galling of the buds, the leaves show small blisterlike swellings.

hostplants

Buxaceae, monophagous

Buxus sempervirens.

references

Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Farkas (1965a), Hellrigl (2003a), Pye & Ostojá-Starzewski (2009a), Roskam (2009a).

07/11/2014

mod 11.xi.2017