Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phytoptus bursarius

Phytoptus bursarius (Nalepa, 1918)

on Tilia


several, up to 3 mm high and 1.5 mm wide pustules at the upper side or underside of a leaf. Outside finely hairy at first,eventually ± smooth; inside densely hairy. At the underside a densely hairy, slitlike opening.

host plants

Malvaceae, (narrowly?) monophagous

Tilia platyphyllos.


Phytoptus tetratrichus bursarius.


Béguinot (2000b, 2002a, 2012a), Blanes-Dalmau, Caballero-López & Pujade-Villar (2017a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), O’Connor & Wistow (1999a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Ripka (2007a), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 2.ii.2019