A new species in the genus Phyllocoptes Nalepa (Eriophyidae) from greenhouse roses in Poland
2016 - Volume: 56 Issue: 2 pages: 225-235
A new eriophyid mite species in the Phyllocoptinae, namely Phyllocoptes resovius n. sp., is described from Rosa hybrida ’Whisky Mac’ (Rosaceae) from Poland. This vagrant species was collected in a greenhouse rose production system and causes malformation and stunted plant growth. It is the fifth species in the Phyllocoptes genus reported from roses. Symptoms caused by P. resovius are compared with those caused by the other species.
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