Aceria genistae

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Aceria genistae galls on Cytisus scoparius


Taxonavigation: Eriophyoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Classis: Arachnida
Subclassis: Acari
Superordo: Acariformes
Ordo: Trombidiformes
Subordo: Prostigmata
Cohort: Eupodina
Superfamilia: Eriophyoidea

Familia: Eriophyidae
Subfamilia: Eriophyinae
Tribus: Aceriini
Genus: Aceria
Species: Aceria genistae


Aceria genistae (Nalepa, 1891)


  • Phytoptus genistae, Nalepa, 1891: 162 (Original combination)
  • Eriophyes genistae (Nalepa, 1891)


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Chan, K.L.; Turner, C.E. 1998: Discovery of the gall mite Aceria genistae (Nalepa) (Acarina: Eriophyidae) on gorse and French broom in the United States. Pan-Pacific entomologist, 74(1): 55–57.
  • Additional records of plant galls on the Isle of Wight.
  • Some more Norfolk galls.
  • Dispersal of the Scotch broom gall mite Aceria genistae: implications for biocontrol.


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