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 Gouty oak gall (Callirhytis quercuspunctata)




Gouty oak gall | Callirhytis quercuspunctata photo
Gouty oak gall (Callirhytis quercuspunctata), on Scrub live oak (Quercus geminata), Point Washington, Florida, United States

Photograph by Rebekah D. Wallace, Bugwood.org. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Gouty oak gall | Callirhytis quercuspunctata photo
Gouty oak gall (Callirhytis quercuspunctata), on Scrub live oak (Quercus geminata), Point Washington, Florida, United States

Photograph by Rebekah D. Wallace, Bugwood.org. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Gouty oak gall | Callirhytis quercuspunctata photo
Gouty oak gall section through gall showing larval chambers

Photograph by Gerald J. Lenhard, Louiana State Univ, Bugwood.org. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

GOUTY OAK GALL FACTS

Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Cynipidae
Genus:Callirhytis
Species:quercuspunctata
Common Name:Gouty oak gall


Relatives in same Genus
  Horned oak gall (C. cornigera)
  Stony gall (C. fructuosa)
  Pip gall wasp (C. operator)
  Wool sower gall maker (C. seminator)