Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eutetranychus orientalis

Eutetranychus orientalis (Klein, 1936)

citrus brown mite

on Citrus, etc.


Mites on the upper side of the leaves. Thee population expands from the midrib via the lateral veins over the lamina, causing the leaves to become chlorotic. Pale-yellow streaks develop along the midrib and veins.

host plants



Elsewhere in the subtropics on a wide range of woody plants.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Anagnou–Veroniki, Papaioannou–Souliotis, Karanstasi & Giannopolitis (2008a), CABI/EPPO Data Sheets on Quarantine Pests (2020).

Last modified 14.ix.2020