Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rhinophytoptus platani

Rhinophytoptus platani Boczek & Shi, 1995

Acari, Diptilomiopidae

on Platanus

gall

the mites are vagrants at the underside of the leaves. At high densities the leaves may show light, brown spots. The mites also live in the buds, and disturb their unfolding.

hostplants

Platanaceae, monophagous

Platanus x hispanica.

references

Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a).

10/11/2014

Last modified 28.vi.2017