Aculus schlechtendali (Nalepa, 1890)

on woody Rosaceae

gall

the mites live free on the leaves, piercing and draining epidermis cells. According to their abundance, the leaf turns dull, spotted, and ultimately brown and curled.

host plants

Rosaceae, olgophagous

Cotoneaster integerrimus; Crataegus laevigata; Cydonia oblonga; Malus baccata, domestica, floribunda, x hartwigii, x magdeburgensis, x prunifolia, x purpurea, ringo, sieboldii, striata, sylvestris, toringoides; Prunus armeniaca, avium, cerasus, domestica, dulcis, persica; Pyrus communis; Rubus idaeus; Sorbus aucuparia; Spiraea.

synonyms

Phyllocoptes, Vasates, schlechtendali.

predators

Arthrocnodax mali, wissmanni

references

Bohinc & Trdan (2013a), Buhr (1964b), Denizhan (2011a), Denizhan, Monfreda, de Lillo & Çobanoğlu (2015a), Farkas (1965a), Fjelddalen (1995a), Geçer & Denizhan (2015a), Hellrigl (2003a), Houard (1908a), Kapaxidi (2013a), Keifer, Baker, Kono, Delfinado & Styer (1982a), Petanović & Stanković (1999a), Ripka (2007a, 2008a), Ripka & de Lillo (1997a), Roivainen (1947a, 1950a, 1951a), Simova-Tošić, Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2000a), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Xue, Sadeghi & Hong (2009a).

mod 10.vii.2019