Dasineura mali

    Alt Name
    Apple Leaf Midge
    Description

    The larva of the midge Dasineura mali causes leaf roll on the leaves of Apple (Malus). 

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Where the host species occur (both Crab Apple and Domestic Apple leaves may be galled).

    When to see it

    When the host species are in leaf.

    UK Status

    Fairly frequent in Britain but not well recorded.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map