Phytoptus erinotes

    Description

    The galls caused by the gall mite Phytoptus erinotes occur on the leaves of some species of Lime and take the form of patches of creamy-white hairs on the undersides of leaves and upward bulges to 5 mm across on the upperside.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Where the host species are present.

    When to see it

    When the host species are in leaf.

    UK Status

    Status in Britain is difficult to determine due to lack of records.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map