Obdulia tamaricis Pritchard & Baker, 1958
a: a branch with galls; b: a single gall; c: section through a gall (from Gerling ao).
Little cones, with a diameter of 2-3 mm, sometimes very numerous, on mature bark. Underneath red mites in all stages, in numbers ranging from a few to hundreds. The mites are active all year.
distribution within Europe
Gerling, Kugler & Lupo (1976a).