Phyllocoptes goniothorax

    Description

    Phyllocoptes goniothorax is a gall mite which causes leaf roll on the edges of Hawthorn leaves.

    Identification difficulty

    Adult Gall

    Habitat

    Wherever Hawthorn is present.

    When to see it

    Summer and autumn whilst Hawthorn is in leaf.

    UK Status

    Widespread but poorly recorded in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map