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.

Identification difficulty

Adult Gall

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

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