Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phytoptus atherodes

Phytoptus atherodes Chetverikov, 2011

on Carex

Phytoptus atherodes

mite, dorsal (from Chetverikov)

parasite

The mites live in colonies of up to hundred specimens within the leaf sheaths.

host plants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Carex atherodes.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

references

Chetverikov (2011a).

Last modified 16.ix.2019