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Gall (Tortrix paleana)

Observed: 15th June 2009 By: MickETalbotMickETalbot’s reputation in InvertebratesMickETalbot’s reputation in InvertebratesMickETalbot’s reputation in InvertebratesMickETalbot’s reputation in InvertebratesMickETalbot’s reputation in Invertebrates
Gall indet
ribwort
Description:

On Ribwort Plantago lanceolata

Identifications

No identification made yet.

Species interactions

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Hi Mick, the only reference I can find to galls on Ribwort Plantain flowers is the Micro Moth Tortrix paleana.

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Spot on..

Thanks Chris,
A link confirming the Tortrix paleana as the gall moth responsible.