Robin's pincushion gall, Diplolepsis rosae, Tunstall Hills, Sunderland

Robin's pincushion gall, Diplolepsis rosae, Tunstall Hills, Sunderland

Observation - Robin's pincushion gall, Diplolepsis rosae, Tunstall Hills, Sunderland. Description: Very striking gall on wild rose. Gall is scarlet, round and resembles a miniature nest. This Gall is apparently called Robin’s Pincushion and created by the larva of a tiny gall wasp species called Diplolepsis rosae. Would really appreciate a determinatio

Very striking gall on wild rose. Gall is scarlet, round and resembles a miniature nest. This Gall is apparently called Robin’s Pincushion and created by the larva of a tiny gall wasp species called Diplolepsis rosae. Would really appreciate a determination ID as haven’t encountered before.