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 Cynipid gall wasp (Andricus lignicola)




Cynipid gall wasp | Andricus lignicola photo
Cola-nut gall (Andricus lignicola) on Peduculate Oak (Quercus robur)

Photograph by Roger Griffith. License: Public Domain.  (view image details)

Cynipid gall wasp | Andricus lignicola photo
Cola-nut galls (Andricus lignicola) cut open to see the internal chamber.

Photograph by Roger Griffith. License: Public Domain.  (view image details)

CYNIPID GALL WASP FACTS

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


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