Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phytoptus hirtae

Phytoptus hirtae Roivainen, 1950

on Carex

Phytoptus hirtae

mite, dorsal (from Chetverikov)

parasite

The mites live in the leaf sheaths and in the grooves at the upper side of the leaves, without causing apparent damage.

host plants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Carex arenaria, colchica, hirta.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

references

Chetverikov (2011a), Farkas (1965a), Petanović, Chetverikov & Smiljanić (2007a), Roivainen (1950a), Skoracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a), Skoracka, Macuk & Rakowski (2004a).

Last modified 16.ix.2019