By M. S. Mani

This quantity is the result of forty five years of exploration and reports all through what used to be officially British India, together with Ceylon, Nepal and components of Afghanistan. It provides either synoptic keys and specified descriptions of galls in technical phrases.

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53: 432; 40: 332; 59: 133, 67: 106. 35 GUTTIFERAE *Tamarix troupi Hope Amblardiella tamaricum Kieff. ) (Diptera) GALL No. 175 Stem-gall. Globose or fusiform, subterminal or internodal, solid, hard, woody, unilocular swellings of the tender branches, partly green and partly tinged violet-red. Size 6-9 mm long and 4-8 mm thick. Distribution: Northwest India, Morocco and Algeria HouARn, 41 : 563, No. 2042; MANI, 59 : 130; 67: 106. 11. GUTTIFERAE Three galls, confined exclusively to the extreme south, are remarkably Malayan in their affinities.

Denies. Akad. , 84:523, Pl. ii, Figs. 1, 2, Pl. iii, Fig. 1; HouARD, 41 : 544, No. 1975; MANr, 59:64, 67; 67: Ill. Hibiscus solendra L'Herit GALL No. 342 Synchytrium sp. (Fungus) Leaf-gall. Hypophyllous, deep reddish-brown, blister-like, hemispherical epidermal solid outgrowth of tangentially elongate cells. Size 1-2 mm in diameter. Distribution: Bund Bareta (Bharatpur, Rajasthan) MANI, 67: 112. Hibiscus tiliaceus Linn. GALL No. 8 Eriophyes hibiscitileus Nalepa (Acarina) Leaf-gall. Epiphyllous, rugose, pustuloid, pale yellow, miilocular pouch-galls, with the large gall cavity filled by irregular, fleshy emergences from the walls and by erineal outgrowths; ostiole hypophyllous; the galls also arise occasionally as covering outgrowths from the epidermis on leaf petioles, tender branches, etc.

Acarina) Leaf-gall (PI. VII, I). Epiphyllous, irregularly bullate, solitary or agglomerate, subglobose pouch-galls, greenishyellow, glabrous or finely tuberculate, thick-walled, indehiscent, with hypophyllous, wide, irregular and non-operculate ostiole. The gall cavity large, irregular and covered by white erineum, which gradually turns brown as the gall matures. Rarely the outer surface of the gall is finely pubescent. Usually the galls develop in very large numbers, so that very little of the leaf blade remains normally flat.

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