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Species Eriophyes cerasicrumena

Cherry galls - Eriophyes cerasicrumena Prunus Leaf Gall ID Request - Eriophyes cerasicrumena Eriophyes cerasicrumena mite colony on black cherry or similar tree - Eriophyes cerasicrumena Black cherry fingergalls - 1 - Eriophyes cerasicrumena Black cherry fingergalls - 3 - Eriophyes cerasicrumena Eriophyes cerasicrumena on Prunus serotina - Eriophyes cerasicrumena Found on pear tree - Eriophyes cerasicrumena
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Subclass Acari (Mites and Ticks)
Superorder Acariformes
Order Trombidiformes
Suborder Prostigmata (prostigs)
Infraorder Eleutherengona
No Taxon (Raphignathina)
Superfamily Eriophyoidea
Family Eriophyidae
Genus Eriophyes
Species cerasicrumena (Eriophyes cerasicrumena)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phytoptus cerasicrumena Walsh, 1868
Mites so small that a microscope is needed. Better identified by the pouch-like galls.
Life Cycle
Produces galls on black cherry, Prunus serotina. The caterpillars of Cherry Gall Azure, Celastrina serotina, are known to feed on these galls.
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