Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phyllocoptes oxycocci

Phyllocoptes oxycocci Roivainen, 1947

on Vaccinium


the mites are leaf vagrants; at high densities the leaf may turn spoon-like and corrugated.

host plants

Ericaceae, narrowly monophagous

Vaccinium oxycoccos, uliginosum.


Buhr (1965a), Davis, Flechtmann, Boczek & Barké (1982a), Farkas (1965a), Roivainen (1947a, 1951a).

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