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Jewel Oak Gall Wasp
(Acraspis macrocarpae)
Jewel Oak Gall Wasp
The Jewel Oak Gall Wasp (Acraspis macrocarpae) is a species of Cynipid gall wasp which creates galls on oak trees. Most of the galls are produced on the underside of the leaves, although some are found on the upper surface. Read more >
Oak Apple Gall Wasp
(Amphibolips confluenta)
Oak Apple Gall Wasp
The Oak Apple Gall Wasp is a small wasp that produces the well known oak apple in certain species of oak trees. The gall can grow top about four centimetres in diameter. The gall has a paper like outside skin and spongy interior. Adult wasps are... Read more >
Acorn-plum gall wasp
(Amphibolips quercusjuglans)
Acorn-plum gall wasp
The Acorn-plum gall wasp is a small wasp that produces galls on the cups of acorns. The galls are pinkish red becoming brown with age. The tiny adult wasps are dark brown with blackish abdomen. The larva is a small white grub that is found inside... Read more >
Cynipid gall wasp
(Andricus caputmedusae)
Cynipid gall wasp
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Cynipid gall wasp
(Andricus curvator)
Cynipid gall wasp
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Marble gall
(Andricus kollari)
Marble gall
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Cynipid gall wasp
(Andricus lignicola)
Cynipid gall wasp
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Cynipid gall wasp
(Andricus lucidus)
Cynipid gall wasp
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Oak saucer gall
(Andricus parmula)
Oak saucer gall
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Knopper gall
(Andricus quercuscalicis)
Knopper gall
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Oak apple gall wasp
(Biorhiza pallida)
Oak apple gall wasp
The Oak apple gall wasp larvae produces galls on oak tree buds. The adult wasp is a small brown insect with long fifteen-segmented antennae, and transparent wings with dark veins. Females have an ovipositor which they use for laying eggs in oak... Read more >
Horned oak gall
(Callirhytis cornigera)
Horned oak gall
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Stony gall
(Callirhytis fructuosa)
Stony gall
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Pip gall wasp
(Callirhytis operator)
Pip gall wasp
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Gouty oak gall
(Callirhytis quercuspunctata)
Gouty oak gall
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Wool sower gall maker
(Callirhytis seminator)
Wool sower gall maker
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Cynipid gall wasp
(Cynips divisa)
Cynipid gall wasp
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Cynipid gall wasp
(Cynips longiventris)
Cynipid gall wasp
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Cynipid gall wasp
(Cynips quercusfolii)
Cynipid gall wasp
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Mossyrose gall wasp
(Diplolepis rosae)
Mossyrose gall wasp
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Oak rough bulletgall wasp
(Disholcaspis quercusmamma)
Oak rough bulletgall wasp
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Oriental chestnut gall wasp
(Dryocosmus kuriphilus)
Oriental chestnut gall wasp
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Cynipid gall wasp
(Neuroterus quercusbaccarum)
Cynipid gall wasp
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