Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aculops benakii

Aculops benakii (Hatzinikolis, 1969)

on Olea

Aculops benakii

mite, lateral view (from Hatzinikolis)

parasite

The mites live at the undersides of the leaves, protected by the stellate hairs. Yellow leaf spots develop, where the stellate hairs have been dropped.

host plants

Oleaceae, monophagous

Olea europaea.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Aculus benakii.

references

Hatzinikolis (1969a), Kapaxidi (2013a), Nuzzaci & Parenzan (1983a), Shahini, Kullaj, Çakalli & de Lillo (2009a), Vidović & Petanović (2008a).

Last modified 24.ix.2019