Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rhyncaphytoptus platani

Rhyncaphytoptus platani Keifer, 1939

on Platanus

Rhyncaphytoptus platani

Rhyncaphytoptus platani from Keifer, 1939.

parasite

The mites live as vagrants at the undersides on the leaves.

host plants

Platanaceae, monophagous
Platanus hispanica.

Roskam writes that the species would cause malformations of the leaves of Acer campestre ; that is not correct.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

references

Keifer (1939a), Ripka (2007a, 2009a), Roskam (2019a), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a).

Last modified 3.x.2019