Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eutetranychus orientalis

Eutetranychus orientalis (Klein, 1936)

citrus brown mite, oriental red 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


Citrus; Diospyros kaki; Persea americana; Prunus dulcis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Anagnou–Veroniki, Papaioannou–Souliotis, Karanstasi & Giannopolitis (2008a), Ben-David, Ueckermann & Gerson (2013a), CABI/EPPO Data Sheets on Quarantine Pests (2020).

Last modified 19.xi.2020