Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Anthocoptes eupatorii

Anthocoptes eupatorii Roivainen, 1951

on Eupatorium


the mites live as vagrants at the underside of the leaves. At high densities the leaves may turn brown, especially at the underside, and the margins may roll in; such plants remain sterile.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Eupatorium cannabinum.


Boczek & Petanović (1996a), Farkas (1965a), Jočić & Petanović (2012a), Petanović & Stanković (1999a), Ripka (2007a), Roivainen (1951a).

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