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 Pip gall wasp (Callirhytis operator)




Pip gall wasp | Callirhytis operator photo
Pip gall wasp (Callirhytis operator ), damage to acorn

Photograph by Larry R. Barber, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

PIP GALL WASP FACTS

Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Cynipidae
Genus:Callirhytis
Species:operator
Common Name:Pip gall wasp


Relatives in same Genus
  Horned oak gall (C. cornigera)
  Stony gall (C. fructuosa)
  Gouty oak gall (C. quercuspunctata)
  Wool sower gall maker (C. seminator)