Aculops clinopodii (Liro, 1941)

Acari, Eriophyidae

on Lamiaceae

gall

the mites live as vagrants at the underside of the leaves. At high densities the leaves turn brown and wither. Petanović & Stanković (1999a) write of a white-speckled erineum.

hostplants

Lamiaceae, oligophagous

Clinopodium acinos, vulgare; Lycopus europaeus; Mentha arvensis; Prunella vulgaris.

synonyms

Phyllocoptes, Vasates, clinopodii. Roivainen (1951a) considers Aculops hamatus and Aculus prunellae synonyms of clinopodii, but the Fauna Europaea (2014) sees three valid species.

references

Boczek & Petanović (1996a), Jočić & Petanović (2012a), Petanović (1985a, 1998a), Petanović & Stanković (1999a), Ripka (2007a), Roivainen (1947a, 1951a).

07/02/2017

mod 13.vii.2017