Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Penthaleus major

Penthaleus major (Dug├Ęs, 1834)

blue oat mite

on Avena, etc.

Penthaleus major

mite (from Valle da Silva Pereira ao)

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves, feeding superficially.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Avena sativa; Bromopsis inermis; Elytrigia repens; Hordeum vulgare; Phleum pratense; Poa pratensis; Schedonorus pratensis; Triticum aestivum.

Also, maybe especially under cultivation, on Brassica napus; Lens culinaris; Medicago sativa; Pisum

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Johansen & Haug (2002a), Valle da Silva Pereira, Salvadori, Navia, ao (2017a).

Last modified 12.viii.2020