Eriophyes torminalis Nalepa, 1926

on Sorbus

Erophyes torminalis: galls on Sorbus torminalis

Sorbus torminalis, Hungary, Budapest – Hűvösvölgy © László Érsek; April 13

Erophyes torminalis: galls on Sorbus torminalis

detail upperside

Erophyes torminalis: galls on Sorbus torminalis

detail underside

Erophyes torminalis: galls on Sorbus torminalis

same tree, May 8

Erophyes torminalis: galls on Sorbus torminalis

upperside

Erophyes torminalis: galls on Sorbus torminalis

underside

Erophyes torminalis: galls on Sorbus torminalis

same tree, June 27

Erophyes torminalis: galls on Sorbus torminalis

underside

Eriophyes torminalis: galls on Sorbus torminalis

Sorbus torminalis, Belgium, Prov. Namur, Rochefort, Tienne de Boton © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Eriophyes torminalis: galls on Sorbus torminalis

same leaf, underside

gall

numerous, yellowish-green, amphigenous pustules; they are hollow and contain a number of mites.

hostplants

Rosaceae, narrowly monophagous

Sorbus torminalis.

references

Bellmann (2012a), Lambinon Schneider & Feitz (2012a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Ripka (2007a, 2010a).

mod 6.iii.2018