Gall on Juniper

Gall on Juniper

Observation - Gall on Juniper - UK and Ireland. Description: About 8mm long bud-like gall at tip of shoot on Juniper bush. Two bunches of 'needles' joined, with tips bent outwards. 3 of these galls visible in photo.Caused by Gall-midge larva, Oligotrophus juniperinus.

About 8mm long bud-like gall at tip of shoot on Juniper bush. Two bunches of 'needles' joined, with tips bent outwards. 3 of these galls visible in photo.Caused by Gall-midge larva, Oligotrophus juniperinus.