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Species Callirhytis seminator - Wool Sower

Wool Sower? - Callirhytis seminator Wood Sower - Callirhytis seminator bug casing? - Callirhytis seminator Wool Sower - Callirhytis seminator wool sower gall - Callirhytis seminator Wool Sower Gall (Callirhytis seminator)? - Callirhytis seminator Un known insect crisalus  - Callirhytis seminator Gall on Oak Tree - Callirhytis seminator
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)
Around 20mm in diameter.
White with pink spots detachable stem gall on Quercus alba. Many celled.
Spring gall.
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