Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Platyphytoptus pineae

Platyphytoptus pineae Castagnoli, 1973

on Pinus


The mites live in the sheaths around the base of young needles, that may become stunted and malformed.

host plants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Pinus pinea, stobus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Petanović & Vidović (2009a).

Last modified 1.x.2019