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Photo#14829
Gall Wasp?

Gall Wasp?
Springfield, Fairfax County, Virginia, USA
April 10, 2005
Size: ~4mm
The size, shape, rough thorax and shiny oval abdomen matches the general description given by Borror & White, p.332 (1) for Cynipinae, which makes me think this is a gall wasp. But as I'm not very familiar with cynipids, confirmation would be greatly appreciated.

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Gall Wasp? Gall Wasp?

Moved
Moved from Gall Wasps.
Zhiwei Liu says this is a cynipine (oak gall wasp).

Yep!
It is a gall wasp allright!

Paul

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