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14 de enero de 2014

Gall Identification

I've recently started researching for some gall identification sites and wanted to post some links here.

Oak Galls

California Oak Galls
This is one of the best site that I have come across so far.
http://joycegross.com/galls_ca_oak.php

Wasp Galls on California Oaks
http://www.californiaoaks.org/ExtAssets/WaspGalls_RonRussoPoster.pdf

A Field Guide to Insects and Diseases of California Oaks
http://www.fs.fed.us/psw/publications/documents/psw_gtr197/psw_gtr197.pdf
Not only galls, but some other insects too.


Willow Galls

Insects on Willows
http://wanda.uef.fi/biologia/nyman/IOWgallinducers.htm


Creosote

Though there are roughly 15 species of midges and/or flies that create galls on Creosote I can only find online identifiaction for one,
Creosote Gall Midges (Asphondylia auripila)
http://www.birdandhike.com/Wildlife/Invert/Ph_Arthropoda/SubP_Hexapoda/Cl_Insecta/Diptera/Midge/Cecidomyiidae/Asphon_aur/_Asp_aur.htm


Manzanita

BugGuide
Manzanita Leaf Gall Aphid
http://bugguide.net/node/view/214155


Ceanothus

University of California
Ceanothus stem gall moth
http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/GARDEN/PLANTS/INVERT/ceanothusgallmth.html
CalPhotos
Ceanothus Bud Gall Midge
http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/cgi/img_query?enlarge=1111+1111+2222+2263


Coyote Brush

BugGuide - Coyote Brus Stem Gall moth
http://bugguide.net/node/view/168328/bgimage
BugGuide - Coyote Brush Bud Gall Midge
http://bugguide.net/node/view/225834/bgimage


Cottonwood

Poplar Petiolegall Aphid
BugGuide
http://bugguide.net/node/view/346741/bgimage
Video
http://naturebytesvideo.com/bytes_C/cottonwood_gall.html


Multiple Plant Hosts

Plant Gall Identification
http://adventuresofawildlife.com/category/plant-gall-identification/
Click on the link to the "New Easy Reference System fo Plant Gall Identification" post for directions if needed.

A photographic guide by Michael Mitchell & Rod M Yeager, MD
Not many species, but some are on plants other than oaks.
http://www.montereywildflowers.com/Galls.php

Gall Making Insects and Mites
http://webdoc.agsci.colostate.edu/bspm/Gall%20Making%20Insects%20and%20Mites%20-%20Montana.pdf


Books

Ron Russo's Field Guide to Plant Galls of California and other Western States .

If you have any other sites please share them with me.

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