Eriophyes padi

Eriophyes padi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Subclass: Acari
Order: Prostigmata
Family: Eriophyidae
Genus: Eriophyes
Species: E. padi
Binomial name
Eriophyes padi
Nalepa, 1890

Eriophyes padi is a gall-forming mite that causes cherry pouch galls on black cherry trees.[1]


  1. Guy Sternberg & James Wesley Wilson (2004). "Prunus serotina wild cherry". Native trees for North American landscapes: from the Atlantic to the Rockies. Timber Press. pp. 356–359. ISBN 978-0-88192-607-1.
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