Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Novophytoptus aculeatus

Novophytoptus aculeatus Pye, 2012

on Juncus

Novophytoptus aculeatus

the mite (from Pye)


The mites live endophytically, under the epidermis within air-cavities or in the spaces of parenchymatous tissues of leaves, leaf sheaths and stems

host plants

Juncaceae, monophagous

Juncus squarrosus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Chetverikov (2015a), Pye (2012a).

Last modified 15.ix.2019