Aceria rubiae (Canestrini, 1897)

on Rubia

Aceria rubiae: galls on Rubia peregrina

Rubia peregrina; from Houard (1909a): galling of a terminal bud (a), and of a flower (b).

Aceria rubiae: galls on Rubia peregrina

Rubia peregrina, Frankrijk, dép. Vaucluse, Malaucène @ Bart Uitterhaegen

Aceria rubiae: mites in opened gall

opened gall with mites

gall

the terminal buds and flower buds are disfigured and bloated.

host plants

Rubiaceae, monophagous

Rubia peregrina.

synonyms

Eriophyes rubiae.

references

Béguinot (2000b, 2003a,b, 2006b, 2002a), Blanes-Dalmau, Caballero-López & Pujade-Villar (2017a), Houard (1909a), Mifsud, Monfreda & de Lillo (2007a), O’Connor (2005b), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Tavares (1905a).

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