Spiny Leaf Gall Wasp
Location: Calgary, AB
Date: June 14, 2008
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Spiny red galls caused by the Spiny Leaf Gall Wasp

Common Name:  Spiny Leaf Gall Wasp, Rose Leaf Gall Wasp

Latin Name:  Diplolepis polita (Ashmead, 1890)
                        (R. Bercha, det.)

Gall Width:  ~10mm

Range:  Throughout Alberta

Habitat:  On roses

Time of year seen:  Spring to Fall




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