Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rhinotergum schestovici

Rhinotergum schestovici Petanović, 1988

on Malus, Prunus

Rhinotergum schestovici

mite, ateral view (from Petanović, 1988a)


The mites live as vagrants on the undersides of the leaves, without causing apparent damage.

host plants

Rosaceae, narrowly oligophagous

Malus domestica; Prunus domestica, spinosa.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Petanović (1988a), Petanović & Stanković (1999a), Ripka (2007a), Ripka & de Lillo (1997a).

Last modified 7.x.2019