Exotic Pest Reporting
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Bindweed gall mite
Bindweed gall mite (Aceria malherbae) is a mite of bindweed. It is a native of Europe and Northern Africa and was first detected in Texas in 1989.
This beneficial gall mite is used for control of invasive species of bindweed, particularly field bindweed.