Dasineura pustulans

    Description

    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.

    Habitat

    On Meadowsweet.

    When to see it

    Summer.

    UK Status

    Thought to be widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Thought to be fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map