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green leaf axil galls - ? wasp galls

Description:

Like miniature olives, these bright green small 20mm long galls were growing at a leaf axil on a young eucalyptus tree.

Habitat:

Eucalyptus tree - ? species

Notes:

My thanks to Penelope Mills who suggests that these are galls made by a wasp. Species -unknown


No species ID suggestions

3 Comments

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 5 years ago

Thank you for looking at this Penelope and for your input. Will amend records. thanks again.

PenelopeMills2
PenelopeMills2 5 years ago

These galls might also be made by galling wasps.

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 6 years ago

Interesting spotting, Leuba! They really do look like olives, don't they?

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.89, Long: 145.31

Spotted on Sep 24, 2012
Submitted on Sep 27, 2012

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