Submission - 03/08/2020

Sighting - 2020-07-31

Species Seen Galls of Iteomyia capreae (a midge) on Sallow leaves
Scientific Name Iteomyia capreae (Winnertz 1853)
Recorder Rob Randall
Record Status Confirmed
Identifier Rob Randall
Identified on 03/08/2020
Location ST753653
Phase Gall
Locality Henrietta Park
Parish Bathwick, Bath
Habitat Leaves of Goat Willow
Notes A common species which produces distinctive galls. There is a slight bulge on the upper side of the leaf and below is a conical growth with a central opening with a reddish-brown rim. I am not sure whether the clutch of insect eggs is connected or not.