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Acacia galls

Trichilogaster sp.

Description:

Very small (about 3-4 mm) wide orange, red and yellow galls on secondary stems of an acacia wattle.

Habitat:

Spotted on Silver wattle (Acacia dealbata)

Notes:

Thanks to Mark Ridgway for pointing me to the correct genus. These galls are formed by a wasp in the Pteromalid family.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Acacia leaf galls
Trichilogaster acaciaelongifoliae Ormocerinae | Atlas of Living Australia


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1 Comment

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

The options seem to be all arthropods so maybe change category ?

Leuba Ridgway
Spotted by
Leuba Ridgway

Belgrave, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jan 18, 2012
Submitted on Sep 2, 2013

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