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Published: 2019-03-20
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First occurrence and description of Aceria fraxiniflora (Felt, 1906) Acariformes: Eriophyoidea) from Europe

University of Sopron, Faculty of Forestry, Department of Botany and Nature Conservation H-9400 Sopron, Bajcsy-Zsilinszky utca 4, Hungary
National Agricultural Research and Innovation Centre, Forest Research Institute, Department of Forest Protection, H-3232 Mátrafüred, Hegyalja út 18, Hungary
Department of Entomology, Faculty of Horticultural Science, Szent István University Gödöllő, H-1118 Budapest, Villányi út 29-43, Hungary
National Food Chain Safety Office, Directorate of Plant Protection, Soil Conservation and Agri-environment, Department of Pest Management Development and Coordination, H-1118 Budapest, Budaörsi út 141-145, Hungary.
Acari Eriophyidae Aceria fraxiniflora green ash white ash Hungary USA


Aceria fraxiniflora (Felt, 1906) is reported from Europe for the first time. This mite has never been described before and we therefore describe and illustrate the female and the nymph. The species was collected from the galled inflorescences and fruits of the introduced species Fraxinus pennsylvanica Marshall (Oleaceae) in Hungary, and from Fraxinus americana L. in Indiana, USA.



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