Submission - 14/07/2020

Sighting - 2020-07-12

Species Seen Galls of Aceria ilicis on leaves of Holm Oak
Scientific Name Aceria ilicis (Canestrini, 1890)
Recorder Rob Randall
Record Status Confirmed
Identifier Rob Randall
Identified on 14/07/2020
Location ST738653
Phase Gall
Locality Royal Victoria Park
Parish Bath
Habitat Young roadside tree
Notes This kind of gall is called an 'erineum'. A hair-like growth in which the mites shelter and feed. Each kind of mite is classified according to the type of tree they infest. Other species can be found on Sycamore, Lime and Alder trees.