Eriophyes similis Acari: Eriophyoidea - gall mite
Eriophyes similis

Photographs on Prunus spinosa, Blackthorn

Hosts:
Prunus domestica, spinosa, also P. armeniaca, fruticosa, mahaleb

Smooth raised pustules usually formed on or near the leaf margins with the opening usually on the underside of the leaf.


Redfern & Shirley (2011a) consider Eriophyes prunispinosae a synonym of Eriophyes similis, Fauna Europaea (2014) treats them as separate species.


Eriophyes similis

Eriophyes similis

Eriophyes similis
Eriophyes similis
Badbury Rings, Dorset. August 2017

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