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Red growth on rose leaf

Observed: 12th June 2011 By: anne.harris
SDC10610
SDC10610 1
Description:
Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Robin's pincushion (Diplolepis rosae on Rosa sp.)
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

ben rigsby's picture

i think its a Robins Pin

i think its a Robins Pin Cushion gall. caused by a wasp - Rhodites rosae.
the insects larvae develop inside it.