Dasineura pustulans


    The gall midge Dasineura pustulans causes galls to form on the leaves of Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria). The gall is seen more often than the adult midge.

    Identification difficulty

    Adult Gall


    On Meadowsweet.

    When to see it


    UK Status

    Thought to be widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Thought to be fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map