Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphelenchoides ritzemabosi

Aphelenchoides ritzemabosi (Schwartz, 1911)

on herbs


the nematodes live in the buds, infecting there the developing leaves, which results in malformations. Because the leaf tissue between the veins withers, a characteristic mosaic pattern results.


polyphagous, especially noxious on

Chrysanthemum, Doronicum.


Bongers (1988a), Escuer & Bello (2000a), Franklin (1950a), Handoo, Kantor & Carta (2020a), Melgarejo Nárdiz, García-Jiménez, Jordá Gutiérrez ao(2010a), Ortuño & Oros (2002a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Sánchez-Monge, Flores, Salazar, ao (2015a).

Last modified 15.iv.2024