Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Platyphytoptus juniperi

Platyphytoptus juniperi Malandraki, Petanović & Emmanouel, 2004

on Juniperus

Platyphytoptus juniperi

Platyphytoptus juniperi, lateral

mite, dorsal and lateral view (from Malandraki ao).


The mites live on the needles, without causing apparent damage.

host plants

Cupressaceae, monophagous

Juniperus communis, oxycedrus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Jočić & Petanović (2012a), Malandraki, Petanović & Emmanouel (2004a).

Last modified 17.ix.2019