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Agathomyia wankowiczii galls on bracket fungus Ganoderma applanatum
Agathomyia wankowiczii on Ganoderma applanatum
Ametrodiplosis thalictricola on meadow-rue
Anisostephus betulinus on birch leaf
Asphondylia baudysi galling the seed pods of crown vetch
Asphondylia pilosa gall on common broom 1
Asphondylia pilosa gall on common broom 2
Asphondylia pruniperda on Prunus
Asphondylia sarothamni galls in common broom pods
Asphondylia sarothamni on common broom
Asphondylia ulicis on gorse 1
Asphondylia ulicis on gorse 2
Bayeriola salicariae on purple loosestrife
Campiglossa misella gall on mugwort
Chirosia betuleti gall on male fern
Chirosia betuleti on male fern 2
Chirosia betuleti on male fern 3
Chirosia grossicauda galls on bracken 1
Chirosia grossicauda galls on bracken 2
Chirosia grossicauda gall on bracken
Chlorops pumilionis gall on couch grass
Contarinia acerplicans galls on Montpellier maple
Contarinia acrocecis galling flower heads of hedge bedstraw 1
Contarinia acrocecis galling flower heads of hedge bedstraw 2
Contarinia acrocecis galling hedge bedstraw inflorescence
Contarinia acrocecis galls on hedge bedstraw flower clusters
Contarinia barbichei on bird's-foot trefoil
Contarinia coryli galling hazel catkins
Contarinia coryli galling hazel catkins 2
Contarinia craccae on tuftedvetch
Contarinia craccae on tufted vetch
Contarinia helianthemi on rock rose
Contarinia loti galling bird's-foot trefoil flowers
Contarinia loti galling bird's-foot trefoil flowers 2
Contarinia loti galling bird's-foot trefoil flowers 3
Contarinia loti galling bird's-foot trefoil flowers 4
Contarinia medicaginis galling lucerne flowers
Contarinia medicaginis galling lucerne flower buds
Contarinia nicolyi galling hogweed inflorescence
Contarinia petioli in aspen petiole
Contarinia petioli in aspen petioles
Contarinia petioli in aspen petioles 2
Contarinia petioli in aspen petioles 3
Contarinia quinquenotata galling Hemerocallis flower buds
Contarinia quinquenotata galls on Hemerocallis (day-lily)
Contarinia scrophularae galling figwort flower
Contarinia steini galling Silene flower buds
Contarinia tiliarum galling lime shoots
Contarinia tiliarum gall on young lime shoot
Craneiobia corni galling dogwood
Craneiobia corni galls (rivet galls) on dogwood
Craneiobia corni gall (rivet gall) on dogwood
Craneiobia corni rivet galls on dogwood 2
Cystiphora sonchi galls on sowthistle
Cystiphora sonchi galls on sowthistle 2
Cystiphora sonchi galls on sowthistle 3
Cystiphora sonchi on sowthistle
Cystiphora taraxaci galls on dandelion
Dasineura acrophila on ash foliage
Dasineura acrophila on ash leaf
Dasineura aparines galls in flower heads of common cleavers 1
Dasineura aparines galls in flower heads of common cleavers 2
Dasineura crataegi (button-top gall) on hawthorn
Dasineura crataegi (button-top galls) on hawthorn
Dasineura crataegi on hawthorn (button-top gall)
Dasineura filicina (black puddiing galls) on bracken frond (underside)
Dasineura filicina (black pudding galls) on bracken frond
Dasineura filicina (black pudding galls) on bracken frond (upperside)
Dasineura fraxinea on ash leaf
Dasineura fraxini galls on underside of ash leaflet
Dasineura fraxini galls on upperside of ash leaflet
Dasineura fraxini gall on rhachis of ash leaf
Dasineura gleditchiae galling honey locust leaves Leaflets become swollen and destroyed
Dasineura gleditchiae on honey locust
Dasineura gleditchiae on honey locust 2
Dasineura helianthemi on rockrose
Dasineura hygrophila on fen bedstraw
Dasineura hyperici on Hypericum sp
Dasineura irregularis (or perhaps D rubella) on field maple Dordogne
Dasineura irregularis or perhaps D rubella on field maple 2
Dasineura irregularis or perhaps D rubella on field maple 3
Dasineura loewiana on smooth tare
Dasineura loewiana on smooth tare 2
Dasineura loewiana on smooth tare 3
Dasineura loewiana on smooth tare 4
Dasineura lupulinae Bud gall on black medick opened to reveal pupa
Dasineura lupulinae Hard bud gall on black medick
Dasineura medicaginis gall on lucerne shoot
Dasineura odoratae galls on sweet violet
Dasineura plicatrix on bramble
Dasineura plicatrix on bramble (2)
Dasineura populeti galling aspen leaf Dordogne
Dasineura pustulans galls on meadowsweet
Dasineura pustulans on meadowsweet
Dasineura rosae galls on wild rose
Dasineura rosae galls on wild rose leaflets
Dasineura rosae gall on wild rose
Dasineura rosae on wild rose
Dasineura serotina on perforate st john's-wort
Dasineura sisymbrii galling great yellowcress (Rorippa amphibia)
Dasineura sisymbrii on hedge mustard
Dasineura spadicea on tufted vetch
Dasineura strumosa galling yellow archangel buds
Dasineura tiliae galling lime leaf
Dasineura trifolii on white clover
Dasineura trifolii on white clover 2
Dasineura tubicoloides on common broom
Dasineura tubicoloides on common broom 2
Dasineura turionum galling wild asparagus in Minorca 1
Dasineura turionum galling wild asparagus in Minorca 2
Dasineura tympani on field maple
Dasineura ulmaria on meadowsweet
Dasineura ulmaria on meadowsweet 2
Dasineura urticae Coalesced galls on nettle
Dasineura urticae galling nettle inflorescence
Dasineura urticae galling stinging nettle
Dasineura urticae galls massed on nettle leaves
Dasineura urticae galls on stinging nettle
Dasineura urticae on nettle
Dasineura viciae on bush vetch
Dasineura viciae on Vicia sp
Dasineura violae galling sweet violet
Didymomyia tiliacea galls on lime leaf 1
Didymomyia tiliacea galls on lime leaf 2
Didymomyia tiliacea galls on lime leaf 3
Didymomyia tiliacea on lime leaf
Dryomyia circinnans galls on oak leaf Hungary
Geocrypta galii on lady's bedstraw 1
Geocrypta galii on lady's bedstraw 2
Geocrypta galii on lady's bedstraw 3
Geocrypta rostriformis on hedge bedstraw France
Harmandiola cavernosa galls on underside of aspen leaf Finland
Harmandiola cavernosa galls on undeside of aspen leaf
Harmandiola cavernosa galls on upperside of aspen leaf Finland
Harmandiola cavernosa on aspen
Harmandiola cavernosa on upperside of aspen leaf
Harmandiola globuli on aspen
Hartigiola annulipes gall on beech leaf
Hartigiola annulipes on beech
Hartigiola annulipes on beech 2
Iteomyia capreae galls on underside of sallow leaf
Iteomyia capreae on upperside of sallow leaf
Iteomyia major on underside of sallow leaf
Iteomyia major on upperside of sallow leaf
Jaapiella bryonicae on white bryony
Jaapiella schmidti on ribwort plantain
Jaapiella veronicae galls on germander speedwell
Jaapiella veronicae galls opened to reveal larvae
Jaapiella veronicae on germander speedwell
Jaapiella veronicae on germander speedwell (2)
Janetiella frankumi gall on Rosa pimpinellifolia 1
Janetiella frankumi on Rosa pimpinellifolia 2
Janetiella frankumi on Rosa pimpinellifolia 3
Janetiella frankumi on Rosa pimpinellifolia 4
Janetiella leemei on underside of elm leaf
Keifferia pericarpiicola on wild carrot
Kiefferia pericarpiicola galls in wild carrot inflorescence 2
Kiefferia pericarpiicola on wild carrot inflorescence
Lasioptera carophila gall in wild carrot flowerhead
Lasioptera carophila in wild carrot flowerhead 2
Lasioptera eryngii on field eryngo France
Lasioptera eryngii on field eryngo France 2
Lasioptera eryngii on field eryngo France 3
Lasioptera rubi gall in bramble stem
Lasioptera rubi gall in bramble stem 2
Lasioptera rubi gall in bramble stem 3
Lipara lucens
Lipara lucens (cigar gall) of common reed
Lipara rufitarsus gall opened to show larva
Lipara rufitarsus larva in reed stem gall
Lipara rufitarsus on common reed
Lowiola centaureae galls in knapweed leaf
Lowiola centaureae galls in knapweed leaf 2
Macrodiplosis pustularis galls on oak leaf
Macrodiplosis roboris galls on oak leaf
Macrolabis pilosellae galling mouse-ear hawkweed Dordogne
Macrolabis pilosellae gall on mouse-ear hawkweed Dordogne
Macrolabis pilosellae on mouse-ear hawkweed
Macrolabis pilosellae on mouse-ear hawkweed Dordogne
Medicago sativa Dasineura medicaginis kl
Mikiola fagi galls on beech Czech Republic 1
Mikiola fagi galls on beech Czech Republic 2
Mikiola fagi galls on beech Normandy
Mikiola fagi Nyons France
Noeeta pupillata1
Noeeta pupillata Sprotbrough
Obolodiplosis robiniae galls on false acacia 1
Obolodiplosis robiniae galls on false acacia 2
Obolodiplosis robiniae galls on false acacia 3
Obolodiplosis robiniae gall on false acacia
Oligotrophus juniperinus on common juniper
Placochela nigripes galling elder flower buds
Placochela nigripes galls on privet flowers
Placochela nigripes on elder flower buds
Placochela nigripes on wild privet
Plemeliella betulicula on downy birch
Putoniella pruni galls on blackthorn
Putoniella pruni gall on blackthorn
Putoniella pruni on blackthorn
Putoniella pruni on blackthorn 2
Rabdophaga cinerearum on Salix sp
Rabdophaga marginemtorquens on osier
Rabdophaga salicis on Salix cinerea
Rabdophaga salicis on Salix sp
Rabdophaga salicis on sallow
Rabdophaga strobilina galls on willow
Rhopalomyia millefolii gall on yarrow
Rhopalomyia millefolii gall on yarrow stem
Rhopalomyia millefolii on yarrow
Rhopalomyia millefolii on yarrow foliage
Rhopalomyia millefolii Young galls on yarrow
Rhopalomyia tanaceticiola on tansy leaf
Rhopalomyia tanaceticola galls on tansy flower head
Rhopalomyia tanaceticola on tansy flowerhead Hungary
Rhopalomyia tanaceticola on tansy flowers
Rondaniola bursaria (lighthouse galls) on ground ivy
Rondaniola bursaria (lighthouse galls) on ground ivy 2
Rondaniola bursaria (lighthouse galls) on ground ivy leaf
Sphenella marginata galls on ragwort flower head
Spurgia euphorbiae galls on cypress spurge France
Spurgia euphorbiae galls on cypress spurge France 2
Taxomyia taxi gall on yew
Taxomyia taxi on yew
Taxomyia taxi Second-year galls on yew Suffolk
Taxomyia taxi Second-year gall on yew
Urophora cardui on creeping thistle
Urophora cardui galls on creeping thistle
Wachtliella caricis on glaucous sedge
Wachtliella caricis on sedge inflorescence
Wachtliella persicariae on amphibious bistort. 2
Wachtliella persicariae on amphibious bistort
Wachtliella persicariaeon amphibious bistort. 3
Wachtliella stachydis on hedge woundwort
Zeuxidiplosis giardi galls on perforate st john's-wort
Zeuxidiplosis giardi on perforate st john's-wort. 2
Zeuxidiplosis giardi on perforate st john's-wort. 3
Zygiobia carpini galls on underside of hornbeam leaf
Zygiobia carpini on upperside of hornbeam leaf