Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphelenchoides ritzemabosi

Aphelenchoides ritzemabosi (Schwartz, 1911)

on herbs

gall

the nematodes live in the buds, infecting there the developing leaves, which results in malformations. Because the leaf tissue between the veins withers, a characteristic mosaic pattern results.

hostplants

polyphagous, especially noxious on

Chrysanthemum, Doronicum.

references

Bongers (1988a), Franklin (1950a), Melgarejo Nárdiz, García-Jiménez, Jordá Gutiérrez ao(2010a), Ortuño & Oros (2002a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a).

Last modified 10.iv.2020