Unknown q-macrocarpa-mottled-bud-gall

The inducer of this gall is unknown or undescribed.
Family: Cynipidae | Genus: Unknown
Detachable: detachable
Color: pink, red, white, purple
Texture: hairless, mottled
Abdundance:
Shape: globular
Season: Summer
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Walls:
Location: bud
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Gallformers ID Notes

A globular axillary bud gall in new growth of Quercus macrocarpa. The gall is a pale white color but densely covered in an irregular network of purple-red striations broadly running toward the slight nipple at the apex.

Observed in Manitoba in June.

- Gallformers Contributors: (2021) Gallformers ID Notes©


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2021
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