Cecidophyes nudus

    Description

    The mite Cecidophyes nudus causes galls to form on the leaves of Geum (usually Geum urbanum). The mites live between hairs usually on the underside of the leaf, whilst the other surface shows bulges which vary from light green or yellowish to red.

    Habitat

    Where the host plants occur.

    When to see it

    Summer and autumn.

    UK Status

    Status in Britain not known.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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