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Looking like a miniature bok choy (chinese cabbage) these pea-sized galls with a bulbous base and cluster of leaves at the free end, were seen at the axils on this young eucalyptus tree. A cut section of the thick part of the gall revealed a white "crunchy" core with a unilocular chamber in the centre. A white translucent larva about 2 mm long was seen in the cavity. The head end of the larva showed two minute black specks on either side of the midline.
Spotted on a broad-leaved eucalyptus sapling (pic 6). Spotted about 3 or 4 of these on the one sapling.
I am not able to find any matches for this and have never seen such galls before. This particular sapling was heavily attacked by nolid caterpillars (Uraba lugens).
Looks like a fly gall . Need to ID.
Spotted on Sep 19, 2014
Submitted on Sep 20, 2014