Alder Gall Mite

Common Name Alder Gall Mite
Scientific Name Eriophyes laevis
Family Galls and Deformities
Interest
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Description Spherical lumps found on the leaves of alder trees cause by a gall mite  
Read about this species in my Nature Diary blog:
Date Sort ascending Title Link to Article Edit
21-09-21 Alder Gall Mite: warts and all -
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This map shows the distribution of the species based on my records:

Sandford Heath National Nature Reserve

National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
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Brownsea Island

Dorset Wildlife Trust, National Trust, National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
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These are the National Vegetation Classification codes associated with this species:
NVC Codes Description Phase 1 Categories Description
These are the sites where I have found this species:
Site Notes Record Date Report Date
Brownsea Island Frequent
Sandford Heath National Nature Reserve Present