Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Epitrimerus urticae

Epitrimerus urticae Liro, 1941

Acari, Eriophyidae

on Urtica

gall

the mites are vagrants on the leaves; at high densities the leaves turn pale or greyish green, and the plants do not flower.

hostplants

Urticaceae, monophagous

Urtica dioica.

references

Boczek & Petanović (1996a), Farkas (1965a), Roivainen (1947a, 1950a), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a).

22/07/2015

Last modified 28.vi.2017