Aceria labiatiflorae

    Description

    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

    Habitat

    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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    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

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