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 Horned oak gall (Callirhytis cornigera)




Horned oak gall | Callirhytis cornigera photo
Horned oak gall (Callirhytis cornigera) on Pin oak (Quercus palustris), Shawnee National Forest, United States

Photograph by USDA Forest Service - Northeastern Area Archive, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Horned oak gall | Callirhytis cornigera photo
Horned oak gall (Callirhytis cornigera), Shawnee National Forest, Utah, United States

Photograph by A. Steven Munson, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

HORNED OAK GALL FACTS

Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Cynipidae
Genus:Callirhytis
Species:cornigera
Common Name:Horned oak gall


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