Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Trisetacus cembrae

Trisetacus cembrae (von Tubeuf, 1910)

on Pinus


the mites live in the buds. Buds do not unfold normally, but form a tangle or witches’ broom; also the needles may be discoloured.

host plants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Pinus cembra, mugo.


Trisetacus pini cembrae.


Buhr (1965a), Farkas (1965a), Hellrigl (2003a), Kiedrowicz, Lewandowski & Skoracka (2016a), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a), Tomasi (2003a), Weidner (1954a).

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