Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Anthocoptes salicis

Anthocoptes salicis (Nalepa, 1894)

on willow

parasite

The mites live as vagrants on the undersides of the leaves, without causing apparent damage. Also found in “Wirrtöpfe”, the galls that often are attributed to Stenacis triradiata.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Salix alba, babylonica, caprea, daphnoides, purpurea, viminalis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

references

Buhr (1965a), Denizhan (2011b), Denizhan, Monfreda, de Lillo & Çobanoğlu (2015a), Farkas (1965a), de Llllo (1986a, 1998b), Lotfollahi, Irani-Nejad & de Lillo (2014a), Ripka (2007a) , Ripka & de Lillo (1997a), Roivainen (1953a).

Last modified 29.xi.2019