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Gall bug

Gall bug
Puyallup, Pierce County, Washington, USA
July 21, 2008
this is what was inside

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Gall Gall bug Gall bug host plant

Moved

Moved

Moved
Moved from Galls.

Well, it seems pretty clear that this is going to grow up to look something like this:


The poplar aphid gall in Felt's gall book that most closely resembles yours is Pemphigus rileyi (which may now be Eriosoma rileyi)--"Globose, red and yellowish, clustered leaf galls, usually near the base and on underside, diameter 1/5 inch, on quaking aspen." Not a perfect match for several reasons. I wish I'd checked Ron Russo's book when I had it. If it's not in there, this may well be an undescribed species.

 
Thanks for that
interesting info.

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