Carrons House Plant galls

Dasineura urticae
Diptera: Cecidomyiidae - gall midge
Dasineura urticae

Gall on Nettle, Urtica dioca

Hosts:
Urtica dioica, urens

Two or more generations a year, eggs laid at leaf base or along main veins. Irregular pouch-like swellings form with 1-6 whitish larvae in each



Dasineura urticae

Dasineura urticae
Dasineura urticae
Carrons House, Co. Limerick. September 2019

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