Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Acanthococcus thymi

Acanthococcus thymi (von Paula Schrank, 1801)

on small shrubs, etc.

parasite

Female scales op to 3 mm, on the branches.

host plants

polyphagous

Artemisia campestris subsp. borealis, herba-alba; Calluna; Centaurea solstitialis; Daphne gnidium; Erica arborea, carnea, scoparia, tetralix; Salicornia; Santolina rosmarinifolia; Suaeda vera; Teucrium; Thymelaea villosa; Thymus mastichina, vulgaris; Veronica.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

synonyms

Eriococcus thymi; Rhizococcus gnidii Signoret, 1875.

references

Fetykó (2014a), Gomez-Menor Ortega (1948a, 1957a, 1960a), Kozár, Kaydan, Konczné Benedicty & Szita (2013a) .

Last modified 26.ii.2020