Aceria schlechtendali (Nalepa, 1892)

on Erodium, Geranium

gall

buds, especially near the root collar but also higher on the plant modified into up to 2 cm large cauliflower-like strutures. In Geranium the leaf turned into frills.

hostplants

Geraniaceae, ? oligophagous

Erodium cicutarium.

Buhr adds: Geranium dissectum, pyrenaicum.

synonyms

Eriophyes schlechtendali.

references

Boczek & Petanović (1996a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Docters van Leeuwen (1936a), Farkas (1965a), Houard (1909a), Petanović & Stanković (1999a), Roskam (2009a), Ripka (2007a), Tomasi (2014a “Aculus s.”).

mod 7.ix.2018