Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Leipothrix menthae

Leipothrix menthae Jočić, Petanović & Vidovic, 2011

on Mentha

Leipothrix menthae

mite, dorsal view (from Jočić ao).


The mites are vagrants at the undersides of the leaves, without causing apparent damage.

host plants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Mentha x piperita.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Jočić & Petanović (2012a), Jočić, Petanović & Vidović (2011a).

Last modified 30.ix.2019