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 Oriental chestnut gall wasp (Dryocosmus kuriphilus)




Oriental chestnut gall wasp | Dryocosmus kuriphilus photo
oriental chestnut gall wasp Dryocosmus kuriphilus Yasumatsu

Photograph by Gyorgy Csoka, Hungary Forest Research Institute, Bugwood.org. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Oriental chestnut gall wasp | Dryocosmus kuriphilus photo
Oriental chestnut gall wasp galls on chestnut (Castanea spp.)

Photograph by Gyorgy Csoka, Hungary Forest Research Institute, Bugwood.org. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

ORIENTAL CHESTNUT GALL WASP FACTS

Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Cynipidae
Genus:Dryocosmus
Species:kuriphilus
Common Name:Oriental chestnut gall wasp