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 Cynipid gall wasp (Andricus caputmedusae)




Cynipid gall wasp | Andricus caputmedusae photo
Cynipid gall wasp (Andricus caputmedusae) damage on Sessile oak (Quercus petraea), Cluj-Napoca, Central Romania

Photograph by Haruta Ovidiu, University of Oradea, Bugwood.org. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

CYNIPID GALL WASP FACTS

Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Cynipidae
Genus:Andricus
Species:caputmedusae
Common Name:Cynipid gall wasp


Relatives in same Genus
  Cynipid gall wasp (A. curvator)
  Marble gall (A. kollari)
  Cynipid gall wasp (A. lignicola)
  Cynipid gall wasp (A. lucidus)
  Oak saucer gall (A. parmula)
  Knopper gall (A. quercuscalicis)