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Species Diplolepis rosae - Mossy Rose Gall Wasp

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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 Diplolepidini
Genus Diplolepis
Species rosae (Mossy Rose Gall Wasp)
Other Common Names
Robin's Pincushion, Rose bedeguar gall
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cynips rosae Linnaeus, 1758
Remarks
introduced from Europe. Its hosts are roses, especially Rosa canina, Rosa corymbifera and Rosa rubiginosa, all of them from the Palaearctic.