Aceria thomasi (Nalepa, 1889)

on Thymbra, Thymus

Aceria thomasi: galls on Thymus serpyllum

Thymus serpyllum, Belgium, prov. Liège, La Calamine, RN Ardenne & Gaume, 10.vii.2029 © Sébastien Carbonelle

Aceria thomasi: galls on Thymus serpyllum

Galled terminal buds

Aceria thomasi: gall on Thymus serpyllum

Thymus serpyllum, Belgium, prov. Liège, Baelen, 30.v.2013 © Jean-Yves Baugnée

host plants

Lamiaceae, narrowly oligophagous

Thymbra capitata; Thymus caespititius collinus, nummularius, odoratissimus, praecox, pulegioides & subsp. chamaedrys + effusus + montanus + pannonicus, serpyllum, vulgaris.

Stănescu (2009a) also mentions Micromeria marginata; Petanović & Stanković cite Satureja montana.

synonyms

Eriophes thomasi; “Aculus thomasi” (Nalepa, 1895): Ripka (2007a).

inquilines

Aculops thymi.

references

Béguinot (2002h, 2007b, 2012a), Bellman (2012a), Blanes-Dalmau, Caballero-López & Pujade-Villar (2017a), Bohinc & Trdan (2013a), Buhr (1965a), Chinery (2011a), Cogolludo (1921a), Coulianos & Holmåsen (1991a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Farkas (1965a), Hellrigl (2003a), Jočić & Petanović (2012a), Koops (2013a), Petanović & Stanković (1999a), Redfern & Shirley (2009a), Ripka (2007a), Roskam (1009a), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a), Stănescu (2009a), Sylvén (1960a), Szydło, Skaftason & Skoracka (2010a), Tavares (1905a), Tomasi (2003a), Weidner (1954a).

mod 23.viii.2019