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Commom Spangle Galls

Observed: 19th October 2013 By: RHomanRHoman’s reputation in InvertebratesRHoman’s reputation in InvertebratesRHoman’s reputation in InvertebratesRHoman’s reputation in InvertebratesRHoman’s reputation in Invertebrates
spangle galls
Description:

A large density of galls causing the leaf to distort.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

darob57's picture

N.quercusbaccarum

There do seem to be a large amount of these this year.
There are also one or two silk button galls caused by N.numismalis f. agamic on the lower right hand side of the leaf.

Dave

RHoman's picture

Re N.quercusbaccarum and Silk Buttons

Well spotted!

Robert Homan

GrizzledBadger's picture

On the bend there may also be

On the bend there may also be an Oyster gall. or a failed Cherry gall

Brock