Phyllocoptes eupadi

Description

The mite Phyllocoptes eupadi causes galls to form on the leaves of Prunus species including Bird Cherry. The galls take the form of pustules, raised on the upper surface and often clustering along the midrib.

Identification difficulty

Adult Gall

Habitat

Where the host plants are found.

When to see it

Whenever the host plants are in leaf.

UK Status

Status in Britain not known.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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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

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