Tetraneura ulmi - Tetraneura ulmi

Alt Name
Fig Gall
Description

The aphid Tetraneura ulmi causes a fig like gall to be formed on certain species of elm. This is a quite large, solitary, upright, pouch like gall on the upper surface of the leaf. The gall is more often seen than the adult aphid.

Habitat

Anywhere that the host species - English Elm, Wych Elm or Small-leaved Elm are present

UK Status

Fairly frequent and widespread in much of Britain.

VC55 Status

Fairly frequent  in Leicestershire and Rutland.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map