Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Acritonotus nascimentoi

Acritonotus nascimentoi Carmona, 1972

on Ruscus

Acritonotus nascimentoi

mite, lateral view (from Carmona)


The mites are vagrants at the undersides of the leaves, without causing apparent damage. The exuviae of the mites were so numerous that it created the impression of a mildew infection.

host plants

Asparagaceae, monophagous

Ruscus hypoglossum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Carmona (1972a).

Last modified 7.x.2019