Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Acaricalus elegans

Acaricalus elegans Carmona, 1972

on Castanea


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

host plants

Fagaceae, minophahous

Castanea sativa.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Carmona (1972a), Xue, Wang, Song & Hong (2009a).

Last modified 20.ix.2019