Aceria paradianthi Keifer, 1952

on Dianthus


the mites live free on the leaves and in the leaf sheaths. “Infested plants are stunted and sprouted basally. Heavy infested plants have a water-soaked appearance and become yellow.”

host plants

Carylophyllaceae, monophagous

Dianthus capitatus


Chetverikov, Letukhova, Marinković & Petanović (2019b), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a)

mod 17.ix.2019