Pristiphora appendiculata

    Alt Name
    Pristiphora pallipes
    Description

    Pristiphora appendiculata has a black abdomen and pale yellow legs. There are other similar species and detailed examination is necessary. The larva gall the leaves of various Ribes species such as Red Currant or Gooseberry.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Gardens and allotments where the host species such as Red Currant or Gooseberry are found.

    When to see it

    April to August.

    UK Status

    Fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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