Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Setoptus pini

Setoptus pini Boczek, 1964

on Pinus

gall

the mites live in the sheaths at the base of the needles. They can produce shortening and discolouration of the needles.

host plants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Pinus mugo, nigra, sylvestris.

references

Boczek (1964a), Kiedrowicz, Lewandowski & Skoracka (2016a), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a).

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