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 Almond stone wasp (Eurytoma amygdali)




Almond stone wasp | Eurytoma amygdali photo
Eurytoma amygdali female on an almond (Prunus dulcis).

Photograph by H. Dumas. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Almond stone wasp | Eurytoma amygdali photo
Eurytoma amygdali female about to insert ovipositor into an almond (Prunus dulcis).

Photograph by H. Dumas. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Almond stone wasp | Eurytoma amygdali photo
Emergence of Eurytoma amygdali Female from an almond of Prunus dulcis

Photograph by H. Dumas. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

ALMOND STONE WASP FACTS

Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Eurytomidae
Genus:Eurytoma
Species:amygdali
Common Name:Almond stone wasp


Relatives in same Genus
  Hackberry nipple gall parasitoid (E. semivenae)