Robin's Pincushion (Moss Gall)

Robin's Pincushion (Moss Gall)

Observation - Robin's Pincushion (Moss Gall). Description: This gall was on a wild rose in a roadside hedgerow. It is made by a Gall wasp (Diplolepis rosae) whose larvae hatch and live in the gall until they leave the gall in spring as wasps.

This gall was on a wild rose in a roadside hedgerow. It is made by a Gall wasp (Diplolepis rosae) whose larvae hatch and live in the gall until they leave the gall in spring as wasps.