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Poison Ivy Leaf Gall Mite - Aculops rhois

Poison Ivy Leaf Gall Mite - Aculops rhois
Ackworth, Warren County, Iowa, USA
May 25, 2009
Size: 1-2 mm warts in groups
Leaf galls on poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans). Following photos provide close-ups of galls on margin of leaflet above my middle finger and on vein of leaflet above my index finger (of leather-gloved, palm-up left hand).

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Aculops rhois
...yet another mite.

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