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)


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

host plants

Alnus subcordata; Citrus; Glebionis coronaria; Rubus persicus; Salix alba.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Childers, French & Rodrigues (2003a), Raissi Ardali, Hadizadeh, Mohammadi Sharif & Khanjani (2014a), Ueckermann, Palevsky, Gerson ao (2018a).

Last modified 12.x.2019