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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" - Parasitoid Wasps)
Superfamily Cynipoidea
Family Cynipidae (Gall Wasps)
Tribe Cynipini (Oak Gall Wasps)
Genus Callirhytis
Species seminator (Wool Sower)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Callirhytis seminator
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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