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Mite Galls

Eriophyidae Family

Description:

These reddish pink projections are galls created by microscopic mites. The plant is Serviceberry (Amelanchier alnifolia) that grows wild thru-out the Cascade mountains.

Habitat:

Spotted on Serviceberry leaves near the Early Winters Creek.


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Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

Washington, USA

Lat: 48.59, Long: -120.45

Spotted on Jul 24, 2018
Submitted on Aug 6, 2018

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