British Plant Gall Society

The British Plant Gall Society is a voluntary organisation which encourages cecidology, the study of plant galls, in the British Isles.[1] It was formed in 1985.[2] Its biannual journal, Cecidology, is edited by Michael Chinery.[2]

British Plant Gall Society
Formation1985; 37 years ago (1985)
TypeConstituted Charity
PurposeTo encourage and co-ordinate the study of plant galls, with particular reference to the British Isles.
  • Middlesex
Key people
Dr B.M. Spooner, Chair
AffiliationsBritish Entomological and Natural History Society

Notable peopleEdit


  • Redfern, Margaret; Shirley, Peter; Bloxham, Michael (2011). British Plant Galls (2 ed.). Field Studies Council/British Plant Gall Society. ISBN 978-1851532841.
  • Chinery, Michael (2011). Britain's Plant Galls a Photographic Guide. Wildguides /British Plant Gall Society. ISBN 978-190365743-0.
  • Simon, Randolph (2005). The Natural History of the Rose Bedeguar Gall and Its Insect Community. British Plant Gall Society. ISBN 0-9511582-2-8.


  1. ^ "The British Plant Gall Society". Retrieved 28 November 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Plant galls in Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 February 2015. Retrieved 4 September 2014.

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