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Gallmaker:
Eriophyes sp
Tree type:
Prunus sp.
Photo: An Eriophyes pouch gall on a Prunus leaf.

Gall maker: Eriophyes sp. a gall mite (Class Arachnida, Order Acari, Family Eriophyidae).

Shape and Size: "Pouch galls" of variable sizes; may be round or hemispherical or tubular.

Location: Top-side of Prunus leaves.

Color: Usually light green, clearly formed of leaf matter.

Eriophyes are known to produce pouch galls of various shapes on the leaves of cherries, beeches, and plums.

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Source: Felt, P. E. Plant Galls and Gall Makers.
Jodhpur, India: Agrobios, 2001.
p 272.