Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Acanthococcus aceris

Acanthococcus aceris Signoret, 1875

maple felt scale

on deciduous trees

parasite

Scales on the branches, often in an axil. Adult female oval, chestnut colored, covered with white wax powder, 2 mm long. Ovisac greyish, up to 4 mm long.

host plants

polyphagous

Acer campestre, circinatum, platanoides, pseudoplatanus; Aesculus hippocastanum; Carpinus betulus; Elaeagnus angustifolia; Fagus sylvatica; Malus; Platanus orientalis; Pyrus, Quercus pubescens, robur; Salix caprea; Ulmus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

synonyms

Acanthochermes, Eriococcus, aceris.

references

Ćwierzyk & Dziedzicka (1987a), Dziedzicka (1988a), Gavrilov (2010a), Jansen (1999b)m Koteja & Żak-Ogaza (1966a), Kozár, Guignard, Bachmann ao (1994a), Kozár, Kaydan, Konczné Benedicty & Szita (2013a), Schmutterer & Hoffmann (2003a), Seljak (2010a), Żak-Ogaza & Koteja (1964a).

Last modified 9.iii.2020