Aculus latus (Nalepa, 1891)

Acari, Eriophyidae

on Veronica

gall

the mites live as vagrants at the underside of the leaves. At high densities the underside of the leaves may turn violet.

Hellrigl describes this species as an inquiline of Aceria anceps.

hostplants

Plantaginaceae, monophagous

Veronica chamaedrys, longifolia.

synonyms

Phyllocoptes, Vasates, latus.

references

Farkas (1965a), Hellrigl (2003a), Roivainen (1947a, 1950a, 1951a), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a).

11/11/2014

mod 28.vi.2017