Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aculops cannabicolus

Aculops cannabicolus (Farkas, 1960)

on Cannabis


the mites live as vagrants on the leaves and in the inflorescence, feeding also on the glandular hairs. At higher densities the leaves margins curl in, followed by russeting.

host plants

Cannabaceae, monophagous

Cannabis sativa.


Vasates cannabicolus.


Farkas (1960a, 1965a), Petanović, Magud & Smiljanić (2007a [“cannabicola”]), Ripka (2007a), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a).

Last modified 7.x.2019