Cecidophyes borealis (Liro, 1940)

Acari, Eriophidae

on Viola

Cecidophyes borealis: gall on Draba sp,

Draba “rupestris”; uit Roivainen (1951a)

gall

marginal leaf roll.

hostplants

Brassicaceae, oligophagous

Draba incana, nivalis, “rupestris”.

Buhr adds Draba aizoides, daurica; Erophila verna..

synonyms

Roivainen (1951a) considered this species synonymous with Coptophylla borealis, a causer of galls on Viola. This synonymy, which has not been accepted later on, has resulted in Buhr’s (1964b, 1965a) statement that Cecidophyes borealis induces galls on both Draba and Erophila, and Viola.

references

Buhr (1964b, 1965a), Roivainen (1950a, 1951a), Tomasi (2014a).

09/06/2015

mod 28.vi.2017