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 Knopper gall (Andricus quercuscalicis)




Knopper gall | Andricus quercuscalicis photo
Developing Knopper galls on Q. robur with acorn case remnants

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

Knopper gall | Andricus quercuscalicis photo
knopper gall on oak

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

Knopper gall | Andricus quercuscalicis photo
Knopper gall on oak

Photograph by Vincent van Zeijst. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

KNOPPER GALL FACTS

Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Cynipidae
Genus:Andricus
Species:quercuscalicis
Common Name:Knopper gall


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