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Species Aculops rhois - Poison Ivy Leaf Gall Mite

Poison Ivy Leaf Gall Mite - Aculops rhois leaf galls on fragrant sumac - Aculops rhois leaf galls on fragrant sumac - Aculops rhois poison ivy with grotesque poison ivy mite galls? - Aculops rhois Poison Oak Galls - Aculops rhois something - Aculops rhois Aculops rhois
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Subclass Acari (Mites and Ticks)
Superorder Acariformes
Order Trombidiformes
Suborder Prostigmata (Prostigs)
Infraorder Eleutherengona
No Taxon (Raphignathina)
Superfamily Eriophyoidea
Family Eriophyidae (gall mites)
Genus Aculops
Species rhois (Poison Ivy Leaf Gall Mite)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aculops toxicophagus (Ewing, 1917)
Eriophyes rhois (Felt 1940)
Explanation of Names
Author: Stebbins, 1909
Remarks
Forms pouch galls on leaves of poison ivy and poison oak, and at least some other species of Rhus.