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Pear leaf blister mite

Pear leaf blister mite, Eriophyes (=Phytoptus) pyri , is an eriophyid mite found on pear, Pyrus, species.

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UC IPM Online: Pearleaf blister mite
This is a good site for biology and images and management ideas although it is geared to fruit production rather than nursery stock.

Larson, H. 2011. Leaf blister mites. Colorado State University. Really nice information and images of leaf blister mites on pears and apples.

Pearleaf and appleleaf blister mite. Orchard and Pest Management Online. Washington State University. Good life cycle information the PNW.

Pear leaf blister damage
pear leaf blister mite damage
Photo: Melodie Putnam

Pearleaf blister mite damage on 'Chanticleer' pear
pearleaf blister mite on 'Chanticleer' pear

Pearleaf blister mite damage on new growth of 'Chanticleer' pear
pearleaf blister mite damage on new growth


Pear leaf blister mite damge
pear leaf blister mite damage
Photo: Melodie Putnam
Pear leaf blister mite on 'Trinity" pear early damage
pear leaf blister mite on Trinity
Photo: Anonymous

Pearleaf blister mite blisters on the lear underside
pearleaf blister mite blisters on leaf underside

Pearleaf blister mite blisters closeup showing the cigar-shaped eriophyid mites
pearleaf blister mite blisters closeup showing cigar-shaped eriophyid mites

Pearleaf blister mite blister showing a mite in the entrance to the blister
pearleaf blister mite in the entrance to the blister

Pear leaf blister mites feeding
pear leaf blister mites
Photo: Jim Young
 
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