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Details:
  • Date Photo Taken

    06 / 18 / 2013

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Summer

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    Southeast

  • City

    Dallas

  • State

    Georgia

  • Posted by

    Screamin Scott

Notes:

Found these on what I believe to be a Spicebush tree out behind my fence…re they some sort of fungus or an insect stage?

Comments

  • Bobby Master Identifier says:

    So now we know!I thought the connecting points looked like gall as well. Nevertheless Screamin Scott, you serve an excellent crow with just the right touch of garlic!

    June 20th, 2013 at 7:24pm

  • Screamin Scott Apprentice says:

    Thanks, but I think I narrowed it down to leaf Galls, specifically the Eriophyes tiliae mite…

    June 20th, 2013 at 2:39pm

  • Bobby Master Identifier says:

    Oh, the aforementioned chrysalis on leaf shot https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc1/p480x480/62649_455315384563061_1220794722_n.jpg How ’bout just a touch of garlic Stone!

    June 20th, 2013 at 1:15pm

  • Bobby Master Identifier says:

    Here we go. Climbing way out on a limb to guess this may be a butterfly chrysalis. I thought a natural would be the swallowtail chrysalis but, all photos I found of them had them attached to stems not leaves. Ok Stone you can jump in with a crow dinner anytime now. Anyway I did find a shot with a chrysalis attached to a leaf and there is some resemblance. Any flutterby experts out there?

    June 20th, 2013 at 1:07pm

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