Aculops mosoniensis Ripka, 2014

on Ailanthus

Aculops mosoniensis galls on Ailanthus altissima

Ailanthus altissima, Hungary, Mosonmagyaróvár © László Érsek: source of the type material

Aculops mosoniensis galls on Ailanthus altissima

comparison with healthy leaf

Aculops mosoniensis galls on Ailanthus altissima

infected leaf

Aculops mosoniensis galls on Ailanthus altissima

detail, upperside

Aculops mosoniensis galls on Ailanthus altissima

at the underside the larvae are just visible

Aculops mosoniensis on Ailanthus altissima

same locality, four years later: mass occurrunce

Aculops mosoniensis on Ailanthus altissima

detail

Aculops mosoniensis on Ailanthus altissima

magnified more strongly

gall

the leaves are yellowed and narrowed, theur margins are rolled inwards; mites mostly hypopyhyllous.

hostplants

Simaroubiaceae, monofaag

Ailanthus altissima.

references

Ripka & Érsek (2014a) .

mod 26.ii.2018