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Species Callirhytis seminator - Wool Sower

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon ("Parasitica" (parasitic Apocrita))
Superfamily Cynipoidea
Family Cynipidae (Gall Wasps)
Tribe Cynipini
Genus Callirhytis
Species seminator (Wool Sower)
Size
Around 20mm in diameter.
Identification
White with pink spots detachable stem gall on Quercus alba. Many celled.
Season
Spring gall.
Remarks
Parasitoid:
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