Aequsomatus annulatus (Nalepa, 1897)

on Rhamnus

Aequsomatus annulatus: erineum on Rhamnus catharticus

Rhamnus catharticus, Belgium, prov. Namur, Rochefort, Tienne de Boton © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Aequsomatus annulatus: erineum trichome

erineum trichomes

Aequsomatus annulatus: erineum trichome

detail

Aequsomatus annulatus: mite

mite

Aequsomatus annulatus: fresh gall on Rhamnus cathartica

Rhamnus cathartica, Hungary, Budapest, 20.v.2016 © László Érsek: fresh gall

Aequsomatus annulatus: erineum on Rhamnus cathartica

erineum

Aequsomatus annulatus: erineum on Rhamnus cathartica

erineum trichomes

Aequsomatus annulatus old gall on Rhamnus cathartica

Rhamnus cathartica, Hungary, Budapest, 8.ix.2018 © László Érsek: old gall

Aequsomatus annulatus: old gall on Rhamnus cathartica

underside

gall

weak, (generally) hypophyllous erineum. The erineum trichomes are slender-fusiform, multicellular, with an obtuse apex.

hostplants

Rhamnaceae, narrowly monophagous

Rhamnus alaternus, cathartica.

Máca found the gall also on Frangula alnus.

synonyms

Aceria annulata; Eriophyes, Phyllocoptes, annulatus.

references

Béguinot (2006b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Farkas (1965a), Hellrigl (2003a), Houard (1909a), Lambinon, Carbonnelle & Claerebout (2015a), Ludwig (1974a), Máca (2012a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Ripka (2007a), Roivainen (1947a, 1950a), Roskam (2009a), Tomasi (2014a), Weidner (1954a).

mod 20.x.2018