Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phyllocoptes castaneae

Phyllocoptes castaneae Oudemans, 1931

on Castanea

parasite

The sluggish orange mites live as vagrants on the undersides of the leaves, without causing apparent damage.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Castanea.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

references

Oudemans (1931a), Xue, Wang, Song & Hong (2009a).

Last modified 20.ix.2019