RHS Fuchsia Gall Mite (Aculops fuchsiae) monitoring
The data set consists of records for the Fuchsia Gall Mite (Aculops fuchsiae) gathered by the Royal Horticultural Society, from members of the Society and the general public.
Records of Fuchsia Gall mite have been collected via RHS Gardening Advisce (predominantly from RHS members) and from the general public, some aditional records were gained via the the Food and Environment Research Agency (FERA).
The survey aims for UK coverage. A majority of records are at 1km or better resolution.
Data quality is good. Records are verified by RHS entomologists based on samples, images or descriptions (primarily host plant and description of damage) provided to RHS Garden Advice
Records are verified by RHS entomologists based on samples, images or descriptions (primarily host plant and description of damage) provided to the RHS Garden Advice form.
All records of Fuchsia gall mite from 2007 to 2013 were published in the paper - Salisbury, A., Ostoja-Starzewski, J. & Halstead, A.J. 2014. The establishment of Fuchsia gall mite, Aculops fuchsiae Keifer, (Eriophyidae) in England, a serious pest of Fuchsia. Br. J. Ent. Nat. Hist. 27:145-150. Additional information on the mite can also be found at https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=512
Royal Horticultural Society ([Insert download year]). RHS Fuchsia Gall Mite (Aculops fuchsiae) monitoring. Occurrence dataset on the NBN Atlas
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