elm finger gall mite

(Eriophyes parulmi)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

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elm finger gall mite

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Identification

This mite produces finger-like galls on the upper surface of the leaves. The galls are solitary, not crowded, and occur mostly along the midrib but also along secondary veins.

 
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Hosts

American elm (Ulmus americana) and possibly other elms

 
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Distribution Distribution Map   Sources: 7, 24, 27, 29, 30.

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Taxonomy

Order:

Trombidiformes

 

Suborder:

Prostigmata

 

No Rank:

Eupodina

 

Superfamily:

Eriophyoidea

 

Family:

Eriophyidae (gall mites)

 

Subfamily:

Eriophyinae

 

Tribe:

Eriophyini

 
Synonyms

Aceria parulmi

 
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