Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Brevipalpus californicus

Brevipalpus californicus (Banks, 1904)

polyphagous, mainly on Citrus

Brevipalpus californicus

mite, dorsal view (from Ueckermann ao)

parasite

The mites are vagrants at the undersides of the leaves, can cause chlorosis, blistering, or necrotic areas.

host plants

Alnus subcordata; Citrus limon, medica, nobilis, sinensis; Cocos; Dracaena marginata; Epipremnum aureum; Ficus; Fuchsia; Glebionis coronaria; Hydrangea macrophylla; Malus; Phoenix dactylifera; Pittosporum tobira; Prunus; Pyrus; Rubus persicus; Salix alba; Solanum; Vitis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

references

Childers, French & Rodrigues (2003a), Childers, Rodrigues & Welbourn (2003a), Çobanoğlu, Akçakoyunluoğlu & Çalmaşur (2020a), Hatzinikolis (1986a), Kontschán & Ripka (2018b), Kontschán, Kiss & Ripka (2018a), Raissi Ardali, Hadizadeh, Mohammadi Sharif & Khanjani (2014a), dos Santos Alves, Ferragut, Santos Mendonça Tassi & Navia (2019a), Ueckermann, Palevsky, Gerson ao (2018a).

Last modified 20.xii.2023