Aceria massalongoi (Canestrini, 1890)

on Vitex

Aceria massalongoi: galls on Vitex agnus-castus

Vitex agnus-castus; uit Houard (1909a).

Aceria massalongoi: galls on Vitex agnus-castus

Vitex agnus-castus, France, dépt. Var, Toulon, Carqueiranne © Stéphane Claerbout

Aceria massalongoi: galls on Vitex agnus-castus

upper side of a leaf

Aceria massalongoi: galls on Vitex agnus-castus

underside

Aceria massalongoi: galls on Vitex agnus-castus

the gall has an opening at the underside

Aceria massalongoi: mites in opened gall

opened gall with mites

hostplants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Vitex agnus-castus.

synonyms

Eriophyes massalongoi.

references

Denizhan, Monfreda, de Lillo & Çobanoğlu (2015a), Farkas (1965a), Houard (1909a), Jočić & Petanović (2012a), Mifsud, Monfreda & de Lillo (2007a), Petanović (1998a), Petanović & Stanković (1999a), Roivainen (1953a), Tomasi (2014a).

mod 15.vii.2018