Leipothrix dipsacivagus Petanović & Rector 2007

Acari, Eriophyidae

on Dipsacus

gall

the mites live as epiphyllous and hypophyllous vagrants. At higher densities russeting and malformation of the leaves occur, shortening of the iternodes, witches’ broom formation and malformation of the flower heads.

hostplants

Caprifoliaceae, monophagous

Dipsacus fullonum, laciniatus.

references

Pećinar, Stevanović, Rector & Petanović (2011a), Petanović & Rector (2007a), Rector & Petanović (2012a), Stoeva, Rector & Harizanova (2008a).

04/08/2015

mod 28.vi.2017