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Genus Diplolepis

[edit] Diplolepis rosae. - Diplolepis rosae Rose Gall - Diplolepis Mossy Rose Gall - Diplolepis rosae Rose leaf gall - Diplolepis rose gall - Diplolepis rosae Rose gall larva  - Diplolepis Rose Gall - Diplolepis rosae Rose leaf galls--wasp? mite? - Diplolepis gracilis
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 Diplolepidini
Genus Diplolepis
Explanation of Names
Author of genus: Fourcroy 1785.
Numbers
Nearctica lists about 38 species.
Remarks
The European leaf gallers D. rosae, D. mayri and D. centifoliae have been accidentally introduced in America on their European hosts, Rosa canina and Rosa eglanteria.