Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Calepitrimerus occithujae

Calepitrimerus occithujae Keifer, 1953

on Thuja, etc.

Calepitrimerus occithujae

mite, lateral view (from Keifer, 1953a)


The mites live as vagrants on the shoots, without causing apparent damage.

host plants

Cupressaceae, narrowly oligophagous

Platycladus orientalis; Thuja occidentalis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Keifer (1953a), Ripka (2007a), Ripka & de Lillo (1997a).

Last modified 21.ix.2019