Cecidophyopsis grossulariae (Collinge, 1907)

Acari, Eriophyidae

on Ribes

gall

the mites cause deep, hairy cavities at the underside of the vein axils; the leaves become distorted and discoloured. They hibernate in the outer layers of axillary buds, which may damage the enclosed flower primordia.

hostplants

Grossulariaceae, monophagous

Ribes uva-crispa.

R. nigrum and rubrum are secondary host plants.

references

Amrine, Duncan, Jones, Gordon & Roberts (1994a), Hummer, Postman, Carter & Gordon (1999a), Ripka (2007a), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a).

01/04/2017

mod 28.vi.2017