Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Tenuipalpus punicae

Tenuipalpus punicae Pritchard & Baker, 1958

on Punica

Tenuipalpus punicae

mite, dorsal view (from Ueckermann ao)


The mites are vagrants at the undersides of the leaves, mostly without causing apparent damage.

host plants

Lythraceae, monophagous

Punica granatum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Hatzinikolis (1986c), Raissi Ardali, Hadizadeh, Mohammadi Sharif & Khanjani (2014a), Ueckermann, Palevsky, Gerson ao (2018a).

Last modified 18.ii.2023