NS4180 : Gall on bracken

taken 3 years ago, near to Bonhill, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Gall on bracken
Gall on bracken
The tip of one of the frond's pinnules is curled up. The gall, which is common, is caused by the maggot of a fly, Chirosia grossicauda. This example is beside a path, just a short distance uphill of a NS4180 : Gate and stile.
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Date Taken
Friday, 18 July, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 28 August, 2014
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Moorland 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 411 801 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:59.2502N 4:32.8501W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 411 801
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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