Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aculus convolvuli

Aculus convolvuli (Nalepa, 1891)

on Convolvulus

Aculus convolvuli galls on Convolvulus arvensis

Convolvulus arvensis, Bloedbergduin © Jan Scheffers


Convolvulaceae, oligophagous

Convolvulus arvensis.


Phyllocoptes, Vasates, convolvuli.


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.


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).

Last modified 13.vii.2018