Phytoptus liroi Roivainen, 1947

on Blysmus, Carex

parasite

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

host plants

Cyperaceae, oligophagous

Blysmus compressus; Carex arenaria, colchica, distans, disticha, echinata, ericetorum, flacca & subsp. serrulata, leporina, nigra, panicea, paniculata.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

references

Farkas (1965a), Petanović, Chetverikov & Smiljanić (2007a), Roivainen (1947a, 1950a, 1951a), koracka, Lewandowski & Boczek (2005a).

mod 16.ix.2019