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 Cynipid gall wasp (Neuroterus quercusbaccarum)




Cynipid gall wasp | Neuroterus quercusbaccarum photo
Common spangle galls These galls are very common and form on the underside of oak leaves. They are caused by larvae of Neuroterus quercusbaccarum, a cynipid wasp.

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Cynipid gall wasp | Neuroterus quercusbaccarum photo
Cynipid gall wasp galls (Neuroterus quercusbaccarum)

Photograph by Beentree. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Cynipid gall wasp | Neuroterus quercusbaccarum photo
Cynipid gall wasp galls (Neuroterus quercusbaccarum)

Photograph by Beentree. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

CYNIPID GALL WASP FACTS

Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Cynipidae
Genus:Neuroterus
Species:quercusbaccarum
Common Name:Cynipid gall wasp