Dasineura tiliae

    Description

    The galls caused by the gall midge Dasineura tiliae occur on the leaves of some species of Lime and take the form of a wide upward roll on the edge of mature leaves.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Where the host species of Lime occur.

    When to see it

    Galls can be seen when Lime is in leaf.

    Life History

    Single generation of yellowish red larvae.

    UK Status

    It seems to be widespread in Britain but is not well recorded.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map