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Acalitus brevitarsus Erineum on lower leaf surface of alder
Acalitus brevitarsus on alder (upper surface)
Acalitus brevitarsus on alder leaf upper (right) and lower surfaces
Acalitus calycophthirus big bud of birch 1
Acalitus calycophthirus big bud of birch 2
Acalitus plicans galling beech leaves 1
Acalitus plicans galling beech leaves 2
Acalitus rudis erinea on underside of birch leaf
Acalitus rudis on upperside of birch leaf
Acalitus stenaspis galling the edges of beech leaves
Acalitus stenaspis galls on the edges of beech leaves
Aceria eriobia mature erinea on field maple 1
Aceria acerismonspessualani on montpelier maple France
Aceria acerismonspessulani erinea under montpelier maple leaves France
Aceria anceps on germander speedwell
Aceria artemesiae on mugwort
Aceria campestricola galling elm leaf
Aceria campestricola galls on smooth-leaved elm 1
Aceria campestricola galls on smooth-leaved elm 2
Aceria centaureae on greater knapweed
Aceria cephalonea on sycamore
Aceria crataegi on hawthorn
Aceria crataegi on hawthorn leaves
Aceria dispar on aspen
Aceria drabae on Cardamine sp
Aceria erinea on underside of walnut leaf
Aceria erinea on upper (left) and lower surface of walmut leaf
Aceria erinea on walnut 1
Aceria erinea on walnut 2
Aceria erinea on walnut 3
Aceria eriobia Immature erinea on field maple
Aceria eriobia Immature erinea on underside of field maple leaves
Aceria euphrasiae on eyebright
Aceria exigua gall on heather
Aceria fagineus erinea on beech
Aceria fagineus erinea on copper beech
Aceria fagineus erinea on underside of beech leaf
Aceria fagineus on beech
Aceria fraxinivora galling ash keys 1
Aceria fraxinivora galls on ash keys 2
Aceria fraxinivora on ash keys 3
Aceria fraxinivora on ash leaf
Aceria galiobia on hedge bedstraw 1
Aceria galiobia on hedge bedstraw 2
Aceria genistae galls on common broom
Aceria genistae on common broom 1
Aceria genistae on common broom 2
Aceria genistae on common broom 3
Aceria genistae on common broom 4
Aceria geranii on Geranium sp
Aceria heteronyx galling twigs of Norway maple 1
Aceria heteronyx galling twigs of Norway maple 2
Aceria heteronyx on Norway maple
Aceria hippophaena on sea buckthorn
Aceria ilicis erinea onholm oak lower leaf surface
Aceria ilicis erinea on holm oak
Aceria ilicis erinea on underside of holm oak leaf
Aceria ilicis on upperside of holm oak leaves
Aceria iteina on sallow 1
Aceria iteina on sallow 2
Aceria iteina on sallow 3
Aceria labiatiflorae on marjoram 1
Aceria labiatiflorae on marjoram 2
Aceria labiatiflorae on marjoram 3
Aceria labiatiflorae on marjoram 4
Aceria labiatiflorae on marjoram 5
Aceria laticincta galling yellow loosetrife shoot 1
Aceria laticincta galling yellow loosetrife shoot 2
Aceria laticincta on yellow loosestrife leaf
Aceria lycopersici on woody nightshade
Aceria macrochela on field maple 1
Aceria macrochela on field maple 2
Aceria macrochela on field maple Gall opened to reveal internal hairs
Aceria macrorhyncha on sycamore
Aceria macrotricha on hornbeam
Aceria megacera on water mint
Aceria myriadeum on field maple 1
Aceria myriadeum on field maple 2
Aceria myriadeum on field maple 3
Aceria myriadeum on field maple 4
Aceria myriadeum on field maple 5
Aceria nalepai on alder leaf 1
Aceria nalepai on alder leaf 2
Aceria nervisequus on beech leaf
Aceria ononidis on restharrow
Aceria pseudoplatani erinea on sycamore leaf
Aceria rhodiolae on roseroot
Aceria rosalia on common rockrose
Aceria sanguisorbae on salad burnet
Aceria squalida on small scabious
Aceria tenella on hornbeam
Aceria tenuis on cocksfoot grass
Aceria tetanothrix on willow 1
Aceria tetanothrix on willow 2
Aceria thomasi on wild thyme 1
Aceria thomasi on wild thyme 2
Aceria tristriata on walnut leaf 1
Aceria tristriata on walnut leaf 2
Aculops macrotrichus on hornbeam leaf
Aculus laevis on sallow
Aculus xylostei on honeysuckle
Cecidophyes nudus Erinea on underside of wood avens leaf
Cecidophyes nudus erinea on wood avens leaf
Cecidophyes nudus on wood avens 1
Cecidophyes nudus on wood avens 2
Cecidophyes nudus on wood avens 3
Cecidophyes rouhollahi on common cleavers 1
Cecidophyes rouhollahi on common cleavers 2
Cecidophyes rouhollahi on common cleavers 3
Cecidophyes rouhollahi on common cleavers 4
Cecidophyes rouhollahi on common cleavers 5
Cecidophyopsis betulae galls on birch leaf
Cecidophyopsis psilaspis on yew 1
Cecidophyopsis psilaspis on yew 2
Cecidophyopsis ribis black currant big bud
Colomerus vitis erinea on underside of vine leaf
Colomerus vitis on upperside of vine leaf
Colomerus vitis on upperside of vine leaves France
Colomerus vitis on vine leaf
Epitrimerus trilobus on elder leaf
Epitrimerus trilobus on elder leaves
Eriophyes arianus on common whitebeam
Eriophyes artemesiae galling mugwort
Eriophyes convolvens galling spindle leaf
Eriophyes crataegi on hawthorn 1
Eriophyes crataegi on hawthorn 2
Eriophyes diversipunctatus on aspen leaf Finland 1
Eriophyes diversipunctatus on aspen leaf Finland 2
Eriophyes exilis on lime leaf
Eriophyes exilis on underside of lime leaf
Eriophyes exilis on upperside of lime leaf
Eriophyes laevis galls on alder leaf
Eriophyes laevis on alder
Eriophyes laevis on alder leaf 1
Eriophyes laevis on alder leaf 2
Eriophyes laevis on alder leaves
Eriophyes lateannulatus on lime
Eriophyes lateannulatus on lime leaf
Eriophyes leiosoma on lime leaves 1
Eriophyes leiosoma on lime leaves 2
Eriophyes mali on apple leaf
Eriophyes pyri on rowan 1
Eriophyes pyri on rowan 2
Eriophyes pyri on rowan 3
Eriophyes pyri the pear-leaf blister gall on pear leaf
Eriophyes pyri the pear-leaf blister gall on rowan
Eriophyes pyri the pear leaf blister gall
Eriophyes similis on blackthorn 1
Eriophyes similis on blackthorn 2
Eriophyes similis on blackthorn 3
Eriophyes similis on blackthorn 4
Eriophyes similis on blackthorn 5
Eriophyes similis on greengage leaves
Eriophyes tiliae (nail galls) on lime leaf 1
Eriophyes tiliae (nail galls) on lime leaf 2
Eriophyes tiliae (nail galls) on lime leaf 3
Eriophyes tiliae (nail galls) on lime leaf 4
Eriophyes tiliae (nail galls) on lime leaf 5
Eriophyes tiliae (nail galls) on lime leaf 6
Eriophyes tiliae nail galls on lime leaf 7
Eriophyes torminalis on wild service tree
Eriophyes viburni on wayfaring tree
Mite galls (unidentified) on Salix sp in Greenland
Phyllocoptes eupadi on bird cherry
Phyllocoptes eupadi on bird cherry 1
Phyllocoptes eupadi on bird cherry 2
Phyllocoptes goniothorax on hawthorn 1
Phyllocoptes goniothorax on hawthorn 2
Phyllocoptes goniothorax on hawthorn 3
Phyllocoptes malinus erinea on underside of apple leaf
Phyllocoptes populi galls on aspen leaves with erinea on both surfaces
Phyllocoptes populi on aspen leaf
Phyllocoptes sorbeus on rowan leaf
Phyllocoptruta coryli galling hazel catkins 1
Phyllocoptruta coryli galling hazel catkins 2
Phyllocoptruta coryli galling hazel catkins 3
Phyllocoptrutes coryli galling hazel catkins 4
Phytoptus abnormis on lime leaf
Phytoptus abnormis on lime leaf (not British)
Phytoptus abnormis on silver lime in France
Phytoptus abnormis on silver lime leaf France
Phytoptus avellanae (hazel big-bud) 1
Phytoptus avellanae (hazel big-bud) 2
Phytoptus avellanae hazel big-bud) 3
Phytoptus bursarius on large-leaved lime
Phytoptus tetratichus on lime leaf
Stenacis convolvens on spindle leaves 1
Stenacis convolvens on spindle leaves 2
Stenacis convolvens on spindle leaves 3
Stenacis convolvens on spindle leaves 4
Stenacis convolvens on spindle leaves 5
Vasates quadripedes on silver maple 1
Vasates quadripedes on silver maple 2
Vasates quadripedes on silver maple 3
Vasates quadripedes on silver maple 4