Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Epitrimerus rubi

Epitrimerus rubi (Dromes, 1960)

on Rubus

gall

the mites live free in the plant; exceptionally high densities may lead to discolouration, malformation or russetting of the leaves.

hostplants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Rubus caesius, grabowskii.

synonyms

Eriophyes rubi.

references

Buhr (1965a).

Last modified 21.vii.2018