Cecidophyopsis betulae (Nalepa, 1891)

on Betula

Cecidophyopsis betulae: galls on Betula pendula

Betula pendula, Belgium, prov. Namur, Vogenée, réserve naturelle de l’Eau d’Yves © Jean-Pierre Duvivier

Cecidophyopsis betulae: galls on Betula pendula

underside of the leaf

Cecidophyopsis betulae: galls on Betula pendula

Betula pendula, Denmark © Simon Haarder

Cecidophyopsis betulae: galls on Betula pendula

underside of the leaf

Cecidophyopsis betulae: opened gall on Betula pendula

opened gall with mites

gall

about 2 mm large, hard pustules that protrude at both sides of the leaf. They are hemispherical at one side, more conical at the other side, with an opening at the tip.

hostplants

Betulaceae, monophagous

Betula pendula, pubescens.

synonyms

Cecidophyes, Eriophyes, betulae.

references

Bellmann (2012a), Buhr (1964b), Cogolludo (1921a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Houard (1908a), Koops (2013a), Lambinon, Carbonnelle & Claerebout (2015a), Nalepa (1919a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roivainen (1951a), Roskam (2009a), Schneider (2016a), Stănescu (2009a).

mod 28.v.2018