Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Acumyia acericola

Acumyia acericola Harris, 2008

on Acer


Larva and pupa in the strongly disfigured and somewhat enlarged fruit. Up to seven pupae were found in a single fruit.

host plants

Sapindaceae, monophagous

Acer campestre, platanoides.


In the galls also eriophyid mites have been found, of an undefined species, and the possibility cannot be excluded that A. acericola merely is an inquiline in a mite gall.


Ecott (2012a), Harris (2008a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Rosman (2019a), Skuhravá (2009a), Skuhravá & Skuhravý (2021a: 22, 23).

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