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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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

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

UK Map