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Species Acalitus ferrugineum

Unidentified Gall on American Beech - Acalitus ferrugineum galls - Acalitus ferrugineum beech galls  - Acalitus ferrugineum Lumpy, pointed leaves - Acalitus ferrugineum Eriophyid Gall Mite Patches on American Beech (?) - Acalitus ferrugineum Eriophyid Gall Mite Patches on American Beech (?) - Acalitus ferrugineum Mites - Acalitus ferrugineum Acalitus ferrugineum
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 Acalitus
Species ferrugineum (Acalitus ferrugineum)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Erineum ferrugineum Farlow & Hagen, 1885 (1)
Aceria fagerinea Keifer, 1959
Acalitus fagerinea (Keifer, 1959)
Stebbins (2) listed this species as "Eriophyes? ferruginea Farlow," and a now defunct online list of Eriophyidae incorrectly listed "Aceria ferruginea (Stebbins, 1909)" as the valid name of this species; this was the basis for that combination appearing in (3)
Remarks
Causes erineum patches on beech (Fagus) leaves.
Works Cited
1.Eriophyoid mites on Fagaceae with descriptions of seven new genera and eleven new species (Acari: Eriophyoidea)
XIAO-FENG XUE, ZHEN WANG, ZI-WEI SONG & XIAO-YUE HONG. 2009. Zootaxa.
2.Insect Galls of Springfield, Massachusetts, and Vicinity
Fannie A. Stebbins. 1909. Springfield Museum of Natural History.
3.Tracks & Sign of Insects and Other Invertebrates
Charley Eiseman & Noah Charney. 2010. Stackpole Books.