Submission - 13/08/2019

Sighting - 2019-08-12

Species Seen Galls of Aceria thomasi on flower buds of Common Thyme
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 I think this is the first time I have noticed this in the Bath area. The effect is similar to that caused by the gall-midge, Patchiella reaumeri, that attacks the buds of Germander Speedwell.