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Species Callirhytis seminator - Wool Sower Gall Wasp

Oak tree gallls made by who? - Callirhytis seminator Oak Gall - Callirhytis seminator Wool Sower? - Callirhytis seminator Wood Sower - Callirhytis seminator Wasp - Callirhytis seminator Nest under leaf, too big to be brown widow? - Callirhytis seminator Cynipidae, Wool Sower - Callirhytis seminator
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon ("Parasitica" - Parasitoid Wasps)
Superfamily Cynipoidea
Family Cynipidae (Gall Wasps)
Tribe Cynipini (Oak Gall Wasps)
Genus Callirhytis
Species seminator (Wool Sower Gall Wasp)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Callirhytis seminator
Around 20mm in diameter.
White with pink spots detachable stem gall on Quercus alba. Many celled.
Spring gall.
The gall has a distinctly stick surface when fresh and droplets have been observed.(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Plant Galls and Gall Makers
Ephraim Porter Felt. 1940. Comstock Publishing Company, Inc., Ithaca NY.