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 Wool sower gall maker (Callirhytis seminator)




Wool sower gall maker | Callirhytis seminator photo
Wool sower gall maker (Callirhytis seminator)

Photograph by Lisa Ames, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Wool sower gall maker | Callirhytis seminator photo
Wool sower gall maker (Callirhytis seminator) galls on White oak (Quercus alba)

Photograph by Terry S. Price, Georgia Forestry Commission, Bugwood.org. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Wool sower gall maker | Callirhytis seminator photo
Wool sower gall maker (Callirhytis seminator) gall

Photograph by Lisa Ames, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

WOOL SOWER GALL MAKER FACTS

Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Cynipidae
Genus:Callirhytis
Species:seminator
Common Name:Wool sower gall maker


Relatives in same Genus
  Horned oak gall (C. cornigera)
  Stony gall (C. fructuosa)
  Pip gall wasp (C. operator)
  Gouty oak gall (C. quercuspunctata)