Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Leipothrix taraxaci

Leipothrix taraxaci (Liro, 1943)

Acari, Eriophyidae

on Taraxacum

gall

the mites live as vagrants at the underside of the leaves. At high densities the leaves may turn unevenly brownish.

hostplants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Taraxacum officinale.

synonyms

Epitrimerus taraxaci.

references

Boczek & Petanović (1996a), Farkas (1965a), Jočić & Petanović (2012a), Petanović (1998a), Petanović & Stanković (1999a), Roivaianen (1950a), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a).

21/07/2016

Last modified 28.vi.2017