Submitted by AJ Cann on Sun, 09/02/2020 - 09:43
    Leafmines and Plant Galls

    A number of different groups of insects cause leaf mines and plant galls but they can be difficult to identify. More...

    Many of the insects which cause mines and galls are tiny and very difficult to identify as adults. Fortunately, the signs of their presence on host plants is easy to detect and requires no expensive equipment, only a willingness to get out and start looking. NatureSpot has put together a resources page for leaf mines and plant galls to help you. The star of the show is a recent presentation to Leicestershire Entomological Society by Sue Timms on the fascinating biology of these phenomena.