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Acorn gall

Eucalyptus alpina

Description:

2.5-3cm long.

Habitat:

Gum tree branch.

Notes:

A type of Gall on a eucalypt?

2 Comments

RachaelB
RachaelB 9 years ago

Thanks Martin - your photo's of the bug inside are fascinating.

MartinL
MartinL 9 years ago

This gall is produced by a hemipteran bug living inside the 'acorn' You can see her inside and the white powder indicates she is alive and healthy.
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/819...

RachaelB
Spotted by
RachaelB

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jun 3, 2012
Submitted on Jun 4, 2012

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