Cold War Warrior

Cold War Warrior

Posted on 06/14/2017


Photo taken on June 14, 2017



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Gall
Biorhiza pallida
Cwmbran
Oak Apple


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Oak Apples, Pilgrims' Way, Thornhill, Cwmbran 14 June 2017

Oak Apples, Pilgrims' Way, Thornhill, Cwmbran 14 June 2017
The gall wasp (Biorhiza pallida) lays single eggs in developing leaf buds. The emerging larvae inject a chemical which creates the "apples", subsequently feeding off the gall tissue formed.

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