Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Metaculus lepidifolii

Metaculus lepidifolii Monfreda & de Lillo, 2012

on Lepidium


The mites are vagrants at the undersides of the leaves; the plants may become stunted, the flowers discoloured, the leaves strongly malformed.

host plants

Brassicaceae, monophagous

Lepidium latifolium.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Denizhan, Monfreda, de Lillo & Çobanoğlu (2015a), Monfreda & de Lillo (2012a).

Last modified 3.x.2019