Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pleotrichophorus chrysanthemi

Pleotrichophorus chrysanthemi (Theobald, 1920)

on Dendranthema

parasite

Aptere ± 2 mm, light green to yellowish, in dense colonies at the underside of yellowinh leaves.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Dendranthema.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

notes

Found all over the world on cultivated chrysanthemums. Very closely related to Pleotrichophorus glandulosus, possibly a form that has recently be derived from that species.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2018), Corpuz-Raros & Cook (1974a), Miller & Stoetzel (1997a).

Last modified 25.xii.2018