Polyphagotarsonemus latus (Banks, 1904)

polyphagous

gall

malformations of young leaves and flowers, and developing fruits; leaves are disfigured and browned.

fruit crops, cash crop, horticultural and ornamental plants.

synonyms

Steneotarsonemus latus.

notes

A destructive pest, mainly in tropical and subtropical regions, also in greenhouses.

references

Buhr (1965a), Fasula (2007a), Peña & Bullock (1994a).

mod 22.vii.2018