Stenacis euonymi

    Alternative names
    Eriophyes convolvens and Stenacis convolvens
    Description

    The gall mite Stenacis euonymi causes galls on the leaves of Spindle (Euonymus europaeus). The gall is in the form of a tight upward roll of the leaf margin, affecting all or part of the leaf margin and may be green or reddened. The roll contains mites.

    Identification difficulty

    Adult Gall

    Habitat

    Where the host Spindle occurs.

    When to see it

    Whenever Spindle is in leaf.

    UK Status

    It is difficult to determine the exact status in Britain due to lack of records.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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