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Galls indet

Observed: 5th November 2009 By: MickETalbotMickETalbot’s reputation in InvertebratesMickETalbot’s reputation in InvertebratesMickETalbot’s reputation in InvertebratesMickETalbot’s reputation in InvertebratesMickETalbot’s reputation in Invertebrates
Galls indet
Description:

On a Salix sp. (Sallow..?) Put in the invertebrate group to get it noticed..

Identifications
  •  
    Likely ID
    Witches' broom
    Confidence: It might be this.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

RHoman's picture

Virus or Phytoplasma or...

The cause of these galls on Sallow catkins seems to be unknown. There again they could result from the bacteria Agrobacterium tumefaciens (Crown gall). See also
http://www.bioimages.org.uk/html/r162297.htm

Robert Homan

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Thanks Robert

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Thanks Robert

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Thanks Robert