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Persimmon Leaf Blister Gall [Eriophyes? theospyri??] ID Request - Aceria theospyri

Persimmon Leaf Blister Gall [Eriophyes? theospyri??] ID Request - Aceria theospyri
Baltimore City County, Maryland, USA
July 17, 2013
Observed on Diospyros virginiana.

[My ID guess was informed by this paper: http://www.floridaforestservice.com/publications/fh_pdfs/A%20Persimmon%20Gall%20Mite.pdf]

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Persimmon Leaf Blister Gall [Eriophyes? theospyri??] ID Request - Aceria theospyri Persimmon Leaf Blister Gall [Eriophyes? theospyri??] ID Request - Aceria theospyri

Moved

not sure if it is this mite, but
see page 382 of Tracks and Signs of Insects and Other Invertebrates [url]http://bugguide.net/node/view/359486[\url]. It may also be known as Aceria theospyri or possibly Aceria diospyri. Search at books.google.com for theospyri.

 
Aceria diospyri is different
It feeds on the surface of persimmon fruits.

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