Eriophyes torminalis

    Description

    The mite Eriophyes torminalis causes rounded pustule galls to form on the leaves of Wild Service-tree (Sorbus torminalis).

    Identification difficulty

    Adult Gall

    Habitat

    On Wild Service-tree (Sorbus torminalis).

    When to see it

    When Wild Service-tree (Sorbus torminalis) is in leaf.

    UK Status

    Local and infrequent in Britain, though possibly under recorded.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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