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Currant Gall

Observed: 15th June 2013 By: PeachystevePeachysteve’s reputation in InvertebratesPeachysteve’s reputation in InvertebratesPeachysteve’s reputation in Invertebrates
SAM_0289
SAM_0290
SAM_0291
Description:
Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which a gall wasp (Neuroterus quercusbaccarum) interacts

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darob57's picture

Currant galls

Also, but can't see in photographs, there should be a small convex part of the gall visible on top of the leaves.
Currant galls can also appear on the male catkins.

Same gall wasp produces common spangle galls on the underside of the leaves in late summer.

Dave

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Thanks Dave

There was a convex part of the gall visible on top of the leaves.