Epitrimerus femoralis Liro, 1941

Acari, Eriophyidae

on Geranium

gall

the mites live free on the plant, often in large numbers and mostly on the underside of the leaves. At high densities a conspicuous withering occurs, and the plants are partly sterile.

hostplants

Geraniaceae, narrowly monophagous

Geranium robertianum.

references

Roivaianen (1950a).

01/11/2014

mod 28.vi.2017