Aculops hamatus (Liro, 1942)

Acari, Eriophyidae

on Lamiaceae

gall

the mites live as vagrants at the underside of the leaves and in the inflorescence; higher densities cause the leaves to turn brown and wither.

hostplants

Lamiaceae, oligophagous

Clinopodium acinos; Lycopus europaeus; Mentha arvensis.

synonyms

Phyllocoptes, Vasates, hamatus. Possibly hamatus is a synonym of Aculops clinopodii.

references

Farkas (1965a), Liro (1942a), Ripka (2007a), Roivainen (1950a, 1951a).

16/06/2015

mod 14.vii.2017