Aculus xylostei

    Alt Name
    Eriophyes xylostei

    Aculus xylostei is a mite that causes a leaf roll gall on the leaves of Honeysuckle. The leaves are affected by a narrow, tight roll, usually downwards, often reddish clearly thickened and causing crinkling of the leaf margin or a pleat parallel to the leaf margin. The roll is often lined with hairs containing mites.


    On the leaves of Honeysuckle

    When to see it

    When Honeysuckle is in leaf.

    UK Status

    British status not known.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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