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Gall on Veronica chamaedrys-002

Observed: 22nd June 2012 By: Jonathan
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Gall on Veronica chamaedrys-002
Gall on Veronica chamaedrys-001
Description:

Very abundant on V. chamaedrys in this garden

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Jaapiella veronicae interacts

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Wow! That was quick, Ophrys.

Wow! That was quick, Ophrys. Thanks.

Jonathan
University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)

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I see that similar galls on

I see that similar galls on the same plant have been called Liposthenus glechomae - is this a synonymn?

Jonathan
University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)

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Liposthenus glechomae

Not an area about which I know much at all, but the name would suggest that Liposthenus glechomae was found on Ground Ivy (Glechoma). Whether it can be found on Veronica as well, I don't know.

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Sorry. I have made a stupid

Sorry. I have made a stupid mistake. Liposthenus glechomae WAS on ground ivy. Duh! The galls look similar and I should have checked.

Jonathan
University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)