Aceria aceriscampestris

    Alternative names
    Red Pustule Gall, Aceria myriadeum

    Aceria aceriscampestris is a mite that causes Red Pustule Galls to form on Field Maple. The galls are far easier to see than the mites.

    Identification difficulty

    Adult Gall


    It can be found anywhere that Field Maple grows

    UK Status

    Common and widespread in much of Britain

    VC55 Status

    Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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

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