Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aculus olearius

Aculus olearius Castagnoli, 1977

on olive


The mites are vagrants in the inflorescence; they cause browning of the flowers and the young fruits.

host plants

Oleaceae, monophagous

Olea europaea.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Anagnou–Veroniki, Papaioannou–Souliotis, Karanstasi & Giannopolitis (2008a, Denizhan, Monfreda, de Lillo & Çobanoğlu (2015a), Kapaxidi (2013a), Nuzzaci & Parenzan (1983a), Vidović & Petanović (2008a).

Last modified 26.v.2020