Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phyllocoptes cacolyptae

Phyllocoptes cacolyptae Valenzano, Martini, Simoni & de Lillo 2016

on Eucalyptus


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



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

Last modified 14.i.2020