Aculus convolvuli (Nalepa, 1891)

on Convolvulus

Aculus convolvuli galls on Convolvulus arvensis

Convolvulus arvensis, Bloedbergduin © Jan Scheffers

hostplants

Convolvulaceae, oligophagous

Convolvulus arvensis.

synonyms

Phyllocoptes, Vasates, convolvuli.

notes

Redfern & Shirley describe the gall as “covered with velvety hairs”; that doesn’t match with the description given by Buhr of Aculus convolvuli, but it does agree with his description of Aceria convolvuli.

references

Boczek & Petanović (1996a), Bohinc & Trdan (2013a) Slovenia, Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Houard (1909a), Mifsud, Monfreda & de Lillo (2007a), Farkas (1965a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Ripka (2007a), Roskam (2009a), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a).

mod 13.vii.2018