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Galls 2001 - 2005

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NAME

GALL

SCIENTIFIC NAME

GROUP

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

Bracken

Pinnule roll gall

Chirosia grossicauda

Mining fly

28/08

28/08

 

 

 

Male fern

Frond knotting gall

Chirosia betuleti

Mining fly

 

03/09

 

21/07

08/05

Broad buckler fern

Frond knotting gall

Chirosia betuleti

Mining fly

 

05/08

01/06

01/09

 05/07

Lesser celandine

Yellow blisters leaf/stalk

Urocystis ficariae

Smut fungus

 

09/03

05/05

 

 

Small leaf elm

Pustules

Aceria ulmicola

Mite

 

01/08

21/04

28/04

24/04

Wych elm

Bag gall

Eriosoma lanuginosum

Aphid

 

 

 

04/07

 

Common nettle

Orange gall under leaf

Puccinia urticata

Rust fungus

 

10/04

 

 

23/05

 

Leaf & petiole pouch gall

Dasineura urticae

Midge

 

19/09

02/08

01/09

 20/08

Beech

Nail gall

Hartigiola annulipes

Midge

 

15/07

24/08

25/07

 13/07

 

Leaf edge roll

Acalitus stenapsis

Mite

 

 

08/06

30/04

06/05

 

Erineum under leaf

Aceria fagineus

Mite

 

 

09/06

13/07

26/06

Pedunculate oak

Swollen tip of twig

Andricus inflator (sexual)

Gall wasp

 

10/04

 

 

24/04

 

Lateral bud gall

Andricus inflator (asexual)

Gall wasp

 

01/08

 

 

24/07 

 

Oak apple

Biorhiza pallida (sexual)

Gall wasp

22/05

03/05

26/04

28/04

24/04

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Midrib thickened

Andricus curvator (sexual)

Gall wasp

21/06

31/05

26/04

09/05

22/05

 

Marble gall

Andricus kollari (asexual)

Gall wasp

21/06

23/06

02/08

01/09

 05/07

 

Artichoke gall

Andricus fecundator (asexual)

Gall wasp

02/08

20/07

01/08

18/07

 23/07

 

Bud & catkin gall

Andricus fecundator (sexual)

Gall wasp

 

 

 

09/05

 

 

Currant gall

Neuroterus quercusbaccarum (sexual)

Gall wasp

21/06

21/06

18/04

28/04

02/05

 

Common spangle gall

Neuroterus quercusbaccarum (asexual)

Gall wasp

21/07

20/07

01/08

25/07

 23/07

 

Silk button gall

Neuroterus numismalis (asexual)

Gall wasp

02/08

20/07

01/08

25/07

 20/08

 

Catkin gall

Neuroterus aprilinus (asexual)

Gall wasp

 

 

 

09/05

 

 

Knopper gall

Andricus quercuscalicis (asexual)

Gall wasp

28/08

20/07

20/07

01/08

 23/07

 

Striped pea gall

Cynips longiventris (asexual)

Gall wasp

21/06

23/07

07/07

 

 05/07

 

Cherry gall

Cynips quercusfolii (asexual)

Gall wasp

 

29/07

01/08

08/08

 05/07

 

Ramshorn gall

Andricus aries (asexual)

Gall wasp

28/08

29/07

22/06

13/07

27/06

 

Pea gall

Cynips divisa (asexual)

Gall wasp

21/06

01/08

08/06

08/08

25/06

 

Cola nut gall

Andricus lignicolus (asexual)

Gall wasp

28/08

05/08

01/08

08/08

 20/08

 

Smooth spangle gall

Neuroterus albipes (asexual)

Gall wasp

02/08

10/08

01/08

08/08

 20/08

 

Bud gall

Andricus solitarius (asexual)

Gall wasp

 

03/09

 

09/05

13/07

 

Chambered gall on petiole

Andricus quercusradicis (sexual) #

Gall wasp

 

 

07/07

 

 

 

Oyster gall on midrib

Neuroterus anthracinus (sexual)

Gall wasp

 

 

 

15/08

 23/07

 

Bud gall

Andricus corruptrix (sexual)

Gall wasp

 

 

 

09/05

 

 

Leaf fold gall

Macrodiplosis dryobia

Midge

 

20/08

06/06

09/07

25/06

 

Upward leaf roll

Macrodiplosis volvens

Midge

 

 

25/06

13/07

25/06

 

Stem swelling

Heliozela sericella

Caterpillar

 

 

 

09.05

 

 

Acorn gall

Andricus grossulariae (asexual)

Gall wasp

 

 

 

08/10

 13/07

Hedgehog gall Andricus lucidus (asexual) Gall wasp 20/08
Barnacle gall Andricus testaceipes (asexual) Gall wasp 20/08

Turkey oak

Gooseberry gall

Andricus grossulariae (sexual)

Gall wasp

 

 

 

09/05

08/05

 

Catkin gall

Andricus quercuscalicis (sexual)

Gall wasp

 

 

 

09/05

 

Bud gall Andricus kollari (sexual) Gall wasp 09/05
Bud gall Andricus lignicola (sexual) Gall wasp 09/05
Acorn gall Callirhytis erythrocephala

Silver birch

Seed gall

Semudobia betulae

Midge pupa

 

 

 

09/05

 20/08

 

Seed gall

Semudobia tarda

Midge pupa

 

 

 

21/07

 20/08

Common alder

Angle vein gall

Eriophyes inangulis

Mite

 

 

31/05

15/07

 05/10

Hornbeam

Leaf-vein crinkle

Aceria macrotrichus

Mite

21/06

23/06

26/05

28/04

08/05

 

Swollen midrib

Zygobia carpinus

Midge

 

13/07

24/08

 

 10/07

 

Galls in midrib/vein angle

Aceria tenellus

Mite

 

 

25/06

15/08

 24/07

Hazel

Big bud gall

Phytoptus avellanae

Mite

 

 

19/02

20/03

26/02

Spear-leaved orache

Midrib swollen/leaf curl

Hayhurstia atriplicis

Aphid

 

 

 

04/07

 13/07

Common lime

Gall in vein angle

Eriophyes exilis

Mite

21/06

15/05

08/06

08/05

17/05

 

Pointed nail gall

Eriophyes tiliae

Mite

21/06

15/05

26/05

08/05

17/05

 

Yellow blisters on leaf

Eriophyes leiosoma

Mite

28/08

15/05

07/05

08/05

08/05

Petiole gall Contarinia tiliarum Midge 11/06

Small leaved lime

Blunt nail galls

Aceria lateannulatus

Mite

 

 

26/05

08/05

17/05

 

Yellow blisters on leaf

Eriophyes leiosoma

Mite

 

 

 

 

12/06

 

Leaf edge rolled up

Dasineura tiliae

Midge

 

 

 

 

26/06

White poplar

Swollen stem

Gypsonoma aceriana

Caterpillar

 

 

 

09/05

 

Grey poplar

Swollen stem

Gypsonoma aceriana

Caterpillar

 

 

 

15/07

 

Aspen

Red pea gall

Harmandia tremulae

Midge

 

13/07

01/08

 

 

 

Leaf base gall

Eriophyes diversipunctatus +

Mite

 

 

 

 

 

Leaf roll gall Dasineura populeti Midge 20/08

Black poplar

Spiral gall on petiole

Pemphigus spyrothecae

Aphid

22/05

03/05

30/04

28/04

26/06

 

Bulge on leaf

Taphrina populina

Fungus

 

15/07

11/06

19/06

22/05

 

Leaf fold gall

Thecabius affinis

Aphid

 

10/08

 

19/06

 

 

Globular midrib gall

Pemphigus populi

Aphid

 

 

06/06

19/06

22/05

 

Pouch gall

Pemphigus bursarius

Aphid

 

20/08

06/06

 

 

Crack willow

Bean gall

Pontania proxima

Sawfly

 

15/05

08/06

25/07

 24/07

Edge of leaf gall Aculus magnirostris Mite 20/08
Terminal leaves gall Rabdophaga terminalis Midge 20/08
Rosette gall Rabdophaga rosaria Midge

White willow

Bean gall

Pontania proxima

Sawfly

 

10/08

11/06

15/07

27/05

 

Rosette gall

Rabdophaga rosaria

Midge

 

 

 

15/07

 

Edge of leaf gall Aculus magnirostris Mite 20/08
Terminal leaves gall Rabdophaga terminalis Midge 20/08

Goat willow

Pustules with opening under

Iteomyia capreae

Midge

 

30/07

08/06

15/08

 

Bramble

Swollen stem gall

Lasioptera rubi

Midge

 

20/07

 

15/07

 

Raspberry

Swollen stem gall

Lasioptera rubi

Midge

 

 

 

15/08

 12/07

Creeping cinquefoil

Stem gall underground

Xestophanes potentillae

Gall wasp

 

 

 

09/05

 

Dog rose

Orange stem gall

Phragmidium tuberculatum

Rust fungus

 

20/05

 

09/05

27/05

 

Pea gall

Diplolepis sp. #

Gall wasp

30/09

20/07

23/08

19/06

 12/07

 

Robinís pincushion

Diplolepis rosae

Gall wasp

28/08

20/07

11/06

09/05

28/06

 

Leaf roll gall

Blennocampa phyllocolpa

Caterpillar

 

05/08

08/06

15/07

22/05

 

Sputnik gall

Diplolepis nervosa

Gall wasp

 

23/09

30/08

15/07

28/06

 

Leaf fold pod gall

Wachtliella rosarum

Midge

 

09/10

25/08

15/07

26/05

Field rose

Robinís pincushion

Diplolepis rosae

Gall wasp

 

23/06

 

08/08

30/06

Almond

Red thick curled leaves

Taphrina deformans

Fungus

 

 

 

 

02/06

Blackthorn

Pustules mainly on leaf edge

Eriophyes prunispinosae

Mite

21/05

29/05

07/05

28/04

17/05

 

Pustules mainly on midrib

Eriophyes padi

Mite

 

 

 

09/05

17/05

 

Pocket plums

Taphrina pruni

Fungus

 

05/08

09/06

19/06

22/05

Wild plum

Leaf edge pustules

Eriophyes similis

Mite

 

15/07

28/04

15/08

08/05

Rowan

Yellow pustules on leaflets

Eriophyes sorbi

Mite

 

15/05

 

15/07

17/05

Pear

Red pustules on leaf

Eriophyes pyri

Mite

 

 

 

09/05

 

 

Leaf spot, swollen underneath

Gymnosporangium sabinae

Rust fungus

 

 

 

15/08

 18/09

Wild apple

Lumps swelling on stem

Eriosoma lanigerum

Woolly aph.

 

 

 

09/05

18/09

Leaf roll Dasineura mali Midge 20/08

Common whitebeam

Yellow pustules on leaf

Eriophyes arianus

Mite

22/05

31/05

 

 

 

Wild service tree

Yellow pustules on leaf

Eriophyes torminalis

Mite

 

 

 

 

20/05

Common hawthorn

Leaf edge roll

Phyllocoptes goniothorax

Mite

 

31/05

26/04

28/04

24/04

 

Raised pocks on leaf

Aceria crataegi

Mite

 

 

 

09/05

24/04

 

Button top gall

Dasineura crataegi

Midge

 

 

 

09/05

 25/07

Enchanterís nightshade

Stem and leaves galled

Puccinia circaeae

Rust fungus

 

20/07

 

 

 

Spindle

Leaf edge roll

Eriophyes convolvens

Mite

21/06

14/08

26/04

28/04

05/05

Purging buckthorn

Leaf edge rolled upwards

Trichochermes walkeri

Plant louse

 

 

 

 

28/05

Field maple

Small red pustules

Aceria aceriscampestris

Mite

21/06

15/05

07/05

07/05

30/04

 

Large yellow pustules

Aceria macrochelus

Mite

17/06

31/05

26/05

09/05

22/05

 

White erineum under leaf

Aceria eriobius

Mite

 

 

 

09/05

 22/08

Sycamore

Red pustules on leaf

Aceria macrorhynchus

Mite

 

05/08

05/05

09/05

24/04

 

Felt galls

Aceria pseudoplatani

Mite

 

05/08

05/05

09/05

05/05

Silver maple

Red pustules

Vasates quadripedes

Mite

 

03/05

05/05

28/04

06/05

Cow parsley

Swollen petioles/leaf pustules

Puccinia chaerophylli

Rust fungus

 

05/03

09/03

20/03

 

Ground ivy

Lighthouse galls

Rondaniola bursaria

Midge

13/11

23/07

 

 

 

Ash

Leaflet edge rolled down

Psyllopsis fraxini

Plant louse

29/05

31/05

19/05

08/05

22/05

 

Key galls

Aceria fraxinivorus

Mite

30/09

15/07

26/05

09/05

 

 

Leaflet midrib gall

Dasineura fraxini

Midge

 

23/07

26/05

09/05

 

 

Pod gall

Dasineura acrophila

Midge

 

 

 

 

27/05

One leaved ash

Leaf edge rolled down

Psyllopsis fraxini

Plant louse

 

 

26/05

08/05

27/05

 

Midrib gall

Dasineura fraxini

Midge

 

 

 

19/06

 

 

Pod gall

Dasineura acrophila

Midge

 

 

 

08/05

 

Single leaved ash

Leaf edge rolled down

Psyllopsis fraxini

Plant louse

 

 

 

08/05

 

Wood speedwell

Pits on leaf

Puccinia veronicae

Rust fungus

 

09/03

09/03

 

 

Cleavers

Leaf roll

Cecidophyes galii

Mite

 

23/09

30/04

07/05

24/04

Elder

Leaflet edge rolled up

Epitrimerus trilobus

Mite

 

02/04

08/06

28/03

22/05

Creeping thistle

Swollen stem gall

Urophora cardui

Gall fly

28/08

23/09

01/08

18/07

 19/07

Spear thistle Urophora stylata Gall fly 20/08

Dandelion *

Stem and leaf distorted

Protomyces pachydermus

Fungus

 

 

 

09/05

 

Perennial sow thistle

Yellow pustules on leaf

Cystiphora sonchi

Midge

 

31/08

 

 

 

Groundsel

Swollen leaf and stem

Puccinia lagenophorae

Rust fungus

 

20/08

 

09/05

 

 

NOTES

#  Needs breeding out to confirm

*  Taraxacum pseudohamatum

+  Not found since August 1977

 

 

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