Aceria aceriscampestris

Alternative names
Red Pustule Gall, Aceria myriadeum
Description

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

Habitat

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

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