Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cenopalpus cumanicus

Cenopalpus cumanicus Ueckermann & Ripka, 2015

on Populus

Cenopalpus cumanicus

mite, dorsal view (from Ueckermann & Ripka)


The ault mites are vagrants at the undersides of the leaves, among the hair cover of the midrib; larvae mainly on the petioles and young shoots.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Populus alba, canescens.

distribution within Europe



Kontschán, Kiss & Ripka (2018a), Ueckermann & Ripka (2015a).

Last modified 26.v.2023