Submission - 11/06/2019

Sighting - 2019-06-09

Species Seen Galls of Eriophyes inangulis and E. laevis on Alder leaf
Scientific Name
Recorder Rob Randall
Record Status Confirmed
Identifier Rob Randall
Identified on 11/06/2019
Location ST7867
Phase Galls identified
Locality Ox-bow Nature Reserve, Bathampton Meadows
Parish Bathampton
Habitat Man-made marsh
Notes These are microscopic mites that induce galls on plants which they feed on. The growths in the axils of the veins or the galls of E.inangulis, the red 'knobs' are caused by E.laevis.