Alder Beadgall Mite Phytoptus laevis    Synonyms: Alder Leaf Gall Mite.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Arachnida   >   Order Trombidiformes   >   Family Eriophyidae   >   Genus Phytoptus   

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Phytoptus laevis in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/9/2013). This species of mite only forms galls on alders. Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Alder Beadgall Mite in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/6/2018). Photo by Judy Gallagher. (MBP list)

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