Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rhyncaphytoptus fagifoliae

Rhyncaphytoptus fagifoliae Keifer, 1940

on beech


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

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Fagus sylvatica.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a), Xue, Wang, Song & Hong (2009a).

Last modified 20.ix.2019