Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Leipothrix pterisfolii

Leipothrix pterisfolii Lotfollahi & de Lillo, 2017

on Gymnocarpium, Pteridium

Leipothrix pterisfolii

mite, dorsal view (from Lotfollahi & de Lillo)


The mites are vagrants on the leaves, without causing apparent damage.

host plants

Pteridophyta, restricted polyphagous

Gymnocarpium dryopteris; Polypodium vulgare.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Lotfollahi & de Lillo (2017a).

Last modified 2.x.2019