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Species Callirhytis seminator - Wool Sower

Wool sower gall on Quercus alba: Callirhytis seminator - Callirhytis seminator Wool sower gall - Callirhytis seminator Callirhytis seminator Insect Gall - Callirhytis seminator Wood Sower - Callirhytis seminator Unidentified - Callirhytis seminator Gall on Oak Tree - Callirhytis seminator Wool sower wasp gall - Callirhytis seminator
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 Cynipini
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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