Eriophyes laevis, a mite causing galls on alder leaves. River Meavy, Shaugh Bridge, South Devon

Eriophyes laevis, a mite causing galls on alder leaves.  River Meavy, Shaugh Bridge, South Devon

Observation - Eriophyes laevis, a mite causing galls on alder leaves. River Meavy, Shaugh Bridge, South Devon - UK and Ireland. Description: The photos show leaf galls on alder, Alnus glutinosa, caused by the mite Eriophyes laevis. The alder was growing on the banks of the River Meavy near Shaugh Bridge, South Devon. The last photo shows the habitat.

The photos show leaf galls on alder, Alnus glutinosa, caused by the mite Eriophyes laevis. The alder was growing on the banks of the River Meavy near Shaugh Bridge, South Devon. The last photo shows the habitat.