Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Polyphagotarsonemus latus

Polyphagotarsonemus latus (Banks, 1904)

yellow tea mite

polyphagous

gall

malformations of young leaves and flowers, and developing fruits; leaves are disfigured and browned.

fruit crops, cash crop, horticultural and ornamental plants.

synonyms

Steneotarsonemus latus.

notes

A destructive pest, mainly in tropical and subtropical regions, also in greenhouses.

references

Buhr (1965a), Carmona (1992a), Fasula (2007a), Peña & Bullock (1994a).

Last modified 27.viii.2020