Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Epitrimerus subacromius

Epitrimerus subacromius Roivainen, 1947

on Betula


the mintes live free at the underside of the leaf; the feeding damage they cause make the leaf turn yellow or brown, and contract spoon-like.

hostp lants

Betulaceae, monophagous

Betula pubescens & var glabrata.


Buhr (1964b), Farkas (1965a), Petanović & Stanković (1999a), Roivainen (1947a, 1950a, 1951a), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a).

Last modified 24.ix.2019