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Phyllocoptes gracilis
(dryberry mite)



Phyllocoptes gracilis (dryberry mite)


  • Last modified
  • 28 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Phyllocoptes gracilis
  • Preferred Common Name
  • dryberry mite
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Chelicerata
  •         Class: Arachnida
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Phyllocoptes gracilis Nalepa

Preferred Common Name

  • dryberry mite

Other Scientific Names

  • Eriophyes gracilis

International Common Names

  • English: raspberry leaf mite; raspberry mite
  • Spanish: acaro del frambueso
  • French: phytopte du framboisier

Local Common Names

  • Denmark: hindbaerbladgalmide
  • Finland: aekaemaepunkki, vatun
  • Germany: Milbe, Himbeerblatt-
  • Netherlands: frambozegalmijt
  • Norway: bringebaerbladmide
  • Sweden: hallongallkvalster

EPPO code

  • ACEIGR (Phyllocoptes gracilis)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Chelicerata
  •                 Class: Arachnida
  •                     Subclass: Acari
  •                         Superorder: Acariformes
  •                             Suborder: Prostigmata
  •                                 Family: Eriophyidae
  •                                     Genus: Phyllocoptes
  •                                         Species: Phyllocoptes gracilis

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes


Former USSRUnconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts
FranceUnconfirmed record
PolandUnconfirmed record
SwitzerlandUnconfirmed record
UKPresentPye and Lillo, 2010
Yugoslavia (former)Unconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Phytoseiulus macropilis Predator Adults/Nymphs

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