Aculus scutellariae (Canestrini & Massalongo, 1895)

on Scutellaria

Aculus scutellariae galling Scutellaria galericulata

Scutellaria galericulata, Poland, Bialwoeiza castle © Sébastien Carbonnelle

gall

the upper leaves of the stems are pale and disfigured, margins rolled upwards. The leaves are densely hairy, almost felty, with whitish or purplish, multicellular, simple or branching hairs.

hostplants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Scutellaria galericulata, hastifolia.

synonyms

Phyllocoptes, Vasates, scutellariae.

references

Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Farkas (1965a), Houard (1909a), Petanović (1998a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Ripka (2007a), Roivainen (1951a), Roskam (2009a), Tomasi (2014a) .

mod 15.vii.2018