The gall mite Eriophyes homophyllus produces hairy galls on various Prunus species, but especially Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa) The galls are found almost exclusively along the midrib and in the vein axils with a small opening on the underside.
Where the host species occur.
When the host species are in leaf.
Status is difficult to determine as the species is poorly recorded in Britain.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
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