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Willow Redgall Sawfly

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I believe that the willow gall pictured in my last post (Willow Galls) was induced by the willow redgall sawfly (Pontania viminalis). The identification of sawflies and their willow galls is confusing so I may be wrong about the species, … Continue reading

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Willow Galls

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Many different sawflies, midges, mites and a rust fungus induce galls on the stems and leaves of willow (Salix) species. In the same way that willows are taxonomically complex, the insects that produce these galls are difficult to identify. Much … Continue reading

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