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Stubbs, F.B. (Editor), 1986

Provisional Keys to British Plant Galls

A short handbook for identification of plant galls. The host plant genera are listed alphabetically. Under each genus the galls are grouped according to which part of the plant is affected.

Now superseded by Redfern & Shirley: "British Plant Galls - Identification of galls on plants and fungi", 2002.

Publisher British Plant Gall Society (BPGS)
Pages 95
ISBN 0 9511582 0
Illustrations Copious line drawings.
Identify In the Hand (also useful to examine with x8 or x10 hand lens).
Specimen Prep. Fresh galls.
Difficulty Sometimes need to cut a gall open to examine gall-causer.

Malcolm Storey

Taxonomic Scope

Bacteria (bacteria, mitochondria, blue-green algae) Identification Superseded
Acari (mites) Identification Current
DIPTERA (two-winged flies) Identification Superseded
HYMENOPTERA (ants, bees and wasps, sawflies and parasitoid wasps) Identification Superseded
LEPIDOPTERA (butterflies and moths) Identification Superseded
HEMIPTERA (bugs) Identification Superseded
NEMATODA (roundworms, eelworms or nematodes) Identification Superseded
OOMYCOTA Arx (a group of mainly plant-parasitic fungi) Identification Current
FUNGI Whittaker (true fungi) Identification Superseded
VIRUSES (viruses) Identification Superseded
TRACHEOPHYTA (vascular plants) Background Reading Superseded
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