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