Stenacis euonymi

Alternative names
Eriophyes convolvens and Stenacis convolvens

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


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

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