Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phyllocoptes cacolyptae

Phyllocoptes cacolyptae Valenzano, Martini, Simoni & de Lillo 2016

on Eucalyptus

parasite

The mites kill the terminal bud, causing the development of lateral buds and dwarfing of the young leaves or dieback of shoot tips.

host plants

Myrtaceae, monophagous

Eucalyptus cinerea, ovata, pulverulenta.

distribution within Europe

Italy.

references

Valenzano, Martini, Simoni & de Lillo (2016a).

Last modified 14.i.2020