Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Setoptus strobacus

Setoptus strobacus Keifer, 1966

white pine sheath mite

on Pinus


The mites are vagrants in the sheath around the base of young needles, that are dusturbed in the development.

host plants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Pinus strobus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Petanović & Vidović (2009a.

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