Dasineura acrophila

    Description

    This species galls the leaves of Ash with many white larvae in a pod formed by partial or complete thickening and upfolding of leaflet over the midrib.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Wherever Ash, the host plant is found.

    When to see it

    Late spring to early summer

    Life History

    Univoltine, pupates in the soil.

    UK Status

    Widespread and common

    VC55 Status

    Not known

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