Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tegoprionus dentatus

Tegoprionus dentatus (Nalepa, 1894)

on Galium

Tegoprionus dentatus

mite, lateral and dorsal view; scale bar 20 µm (from Chetverikov ao)


the mites are vagrants in the inflorescence; at high densities this may become disfigured.

host plants

Rubiaceae, monophagous

Galium aparine, verum.

Roivainen (1951a) cited the species also from Pimpinella saxifraga, but that is not repeated by Farkas (1965a).


Tegonotus dentatus.


Buhr (1964b), Chetverikov, Klimov, Letukhova ao (2019a), Farkas (1965a), Houard (1909a), Petanović (2001b), Roivainen (1947a, 1951a), Roskam (2009a), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a).

Last modified 17.ix.2019