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Gall - Cynipid Wasp - Andricus atrimentus - Andricus atrimentus - female

Gall - Cynipid Wasp - Andricus atrimentus - Andricus atrimentus - Female
San Jose/Alum Rock Park, Santa Clara County, California, USA
July 11, 2007
Size: 2.5 mm tall
This is the summer unisex parthenogenetic female generation a.k.a. Striped Volcano Gall (Wasp) on Blue Oak. Species confirmed by Ron Russo, author of Field Guide to Plant Galls of California and Other Western States (ISBN 0520248864); see page 143.

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