Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Novophytoptus rostratae

Novophytoptus rostratae Roivainen 1947

on Cyperaceae, Juncaceae

parasite

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

restricted polyphagous

Bolboschoenus maritimus; Carex acuta, arenaria, atherodes, canescens, cespitosa, colchica, diandra, disticha, elata & subsp. omskiana, extensa, flacca, lasiocarpa, leporina, limosa, nigra, pallescens, panicea, praecox, rhynchophysa, rostrata, secalina, spicata, stenophylla, sylvatica, vesicaria, vulpina; Eriophorum angustifolium, latifolium, vaginaum; Luzula pilosa; Scirpoides holoschoenus; Scirpus sylvaticus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

references

Chetverikov (2015a), Roivainen (1947a), 1953a), Farkas (1965a), Petanović, Chetverikov & Smiljanić (2007a), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a), Skoracka, Macuk & Rakowski (2004a)., Pye (2012a), Ripka (2007a).

Last modified 16.ix.2019