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This solitary gall was about 20 mm long, arising straight out of and at an acute angle to a narrow branch. The gall appeared to have shallow grooves running through the length of it. The free end appeared to taper with a slight bulge to the portion immediately below it.
Spotted on a young eucalyptus tree - species unknown . Cardinia Reservoir Park.
This gall was induced by a scale insect of the family Eriococcidae. Pics 3 to 6 added on 12 May 2015. Slight increase in girth of gall .
Spotted on Mar 29, 2015
Submitted on Apr 2, 2015