Aceria labiatiflorae


    The mite Aceria labiatiflorae galls Wild Origanum (Origanum vulgare). The flowers and leaves become matted with a felt of white hairs.

    Identification difficulty

    Adult Gall


    Wherever Wild Origanum occurs.

    When to see it

    When Wild Origanum is in leaf.

    UK Status

    Little recorded in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

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