Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rhyncaphytoptus castaneae

Rhyncaphytoptus castaneae Farkas, 1960

on Castanea


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

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Castanea sativa.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Farkas (1960a, 1965a), Ripka (2007a), Xue, Wang, Song & Hong (2009a).

Last modified 20.ix.2019