Aceria anthocoptes Acari: Eriophyidae - gall mite
Aceria anthocoptes

Photographs on Cirsium arvense, Creeping Thistle

Hosts:
Cirsium arvense, C. vulgare and Scorzoneroides autumnalis

Leaves distorted and sometimes hairy or browned, flower heads dwarfed with leafy, greened florets





Aceria anthocoptes

Aceria anthocoptes
Aceria anthocoptes
Badbury Rings, Dorset. August 2017

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