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Pemphigus spyrothecae

Observed: 9th October 2013 By: darob57darob57’s reputation in Invertebratesdarob57’s reputation in Invertebratesdarob57’s reputation in Invertebratesdarob57’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

Some fallen poplar leaves had these galls on their stems. Trees appeared to be Lombardy Poplar or similar P.nigra suspecies/hybrid, forming windbreak for sports pitches.

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darob57's picture

Update

A few winged aphids emerged a few days later, maybe due to being in warmth indoors. Unfortunately, didn't manage to get any photos.

dejayM's picture

Poor show

Those pictures are fine - the observation is excellent.
I do wonder at iSpot sometimes. Why has this been sitting here, all this time, waiting for a bumbling Naturalist? Where are the real ones?
I don't know why it is so hard to find proper descriptions and information about the biology for this.
However, and for a change, Wiki comes to our aid https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pemphigus_spyrothecae NOT though, and typically, via a click in the panel.

dejayM's picture

Better

Three agreements in two days after 27 months in the doldrums. This shows the power of Other Observations and the recent Observation by MickETalbot here http://www.ispotnature.org/node/769147.
Some biology here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pemphigus_spyrothecae
Nice Descriptive Notes Dave (Darob57)
ðJ

markwilson's picture

tag

Could you please tag "plant gall" no speech marks for a project I have set up (now nearly 400 records)

at

http://www.ispotnature.org/projects/plant-galls
Thanks

Mark

markwilson's picture

Tag

Thanks

Now over 400

Mark