Eriophyes pyri Acari: Eriophyoidea - gall mite
Eriophyes pyri
Pearleaf Blister Mite

Photographs on Sorbus aucuparia (Rowan) and Pyrus communis (Pear)

Hosts:
Oligophagous on Rosaceae - Amelanchier, Cotoneaster, Cydonia, Mespilus, Pyrus, Sorbus

Smooth pustules on leaf blades formed of spongy parenchyma. The gall mites hibernate in the leaf buds.



Eriophyes pyri

Eriophyes pyri

Eriophyes pyri
Eriophyes pyri
Parkstone and Branksome, Dorset. May 2013, July 2018

All images used are copyright. Please contact me if you find errors.