Submission - 13/08/2019

Sighting - 2019-08-12

Species Seen Galls of Aceria sanguisorbae (a mite) on Salad Burnet leaves
Scientific Name
Recorder Rob Randall
Record Status Confirmed
Identifier Rob Randall
Identified on 13/08/2019
Location ST762685
Locality Chilcombe Bottom
Parish Batheaston
Habitat Very steep south-facing pasture
Notes Salad Burnet is quite common around Bath but the gall is less frequent. It appears the mite prefers warm sunny conditions as most places I have seen it are on south-facing slopes.