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Nettle Galls

From the sumer of 2012: plant galls on the underside of the leaf of a nettle (Urtica dioca), probably caused by larvae of the fly Dasineura urticae (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae).  The upperside of the leaf looks like this:

Photos taken in the field below Chazey Wood, near Caversham, UK, on 2012-08-12.

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