Aceria sheldoni

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Aceria sheldoni damage on lemon (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Giancarlo Dessì
Source: Wikimedia Commons

Aceria sheldoni (Ewing) - (citrus bud mite)

This minute mites feed in the axillary buds before these open, causing deformed twigs, leaves, flowers and fruits. It is an important pest in many citrus growing regions throughout the world.

For details see the respective page in Wikipedia.

Synonyms:
Eriophyes sheldoni

Vernacular names
• Deutsch: Zitrusgallmilbe
• English: citrus bud mite
• Español: acaro de las yemas del limonero
• Français: phytopte des bourgeons des citrus
• Português: ácaro-das-gemas