Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phyllocoptes malinus

Phyllocoptes malinus (Nalepa, 1892)

on Malus

Phyllocoptes malinus: gall on Malus sp.

Malus sp., Belgium, prov Hainaut, Chimay, Virelles © Stéphane Claerebout

Phyllocoptes malinus: gall on Malus sp.

same leaf, underside


erinea mainly hypophyllous, white or red when young, ultimately brown. The hairs are long, cylindrical, blunt, strongly contorted.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Malus domestica, halliana, x purpurea, sylvestris.


Eriophyes malinus, E. goniothorax var. malinus.


Béguinot (2005a, 2006a,b, 2007b), Buhr (1964b), Carbonnelle, George, Giot & Romain (2018a), Chinery (2011a), Coulianos & Holmåsen (1991a), Coulianos & Karlsson (2014a), Ecott (2012a), Farkas (1965a), Fjelddalen (1995a), Hellrigl (2003a), Houard (1908a), Jočić & Petanović (2012a), Lambinon, Carbonnelle & Claerebout (2015a), Lambinon, Schneider & Feitz (2001a), Petanović & Stanković (1999a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Ripka (2007a), Roivainen (1951a), Roskam (2009a), Schliesske (1988a), Stănescu (2009a), Sylvén (1960a), Weidner (1954a).

Last modified 10.vii.2019