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currant gall

Saltos de línea: cur|rant gall

Definición de currant gall en inglés:

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A spherical red or purple gall which forms on the leaves or male catkins of oak trees in response to the developing larva of a gall wasp. It results from eggs laid in the spring and alternates within the annual cycle with the spangle gall.
  • The wasp is Neuroterus quercusbaccarum, family Cynipidae
Example sentences
  • The black currant gall mites are the small white worm-like creatures between the bud tissues.
  • Look up oak apples, marble galls, currant galls etc. in an insect book - there are over 20 types on oak alone.
  • Common insects include the San Jose scale, currant borer, and black currant gall mite.

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