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Species Disholcaspis quercusglobulus - Round Bullet Gall Wasp

Family Cynipidae - Gall Wasps on oak twigs - Disholcaspis quercusglobulus Family Cynipidae - Gall Wasps on oak twigs - Disholcaspis quercusglobulus Twig gall on white oak - Disholcaspis quercusglobulus Round Bullet Gall - Disholcaspis quercusglobulus gall on white oak twig - Disholcaspis quercusglobulus gall on white oak twig - Disholcaspis quercusglobulus Oak Stem Gall ID Request - Disholcaspis quercusglobulus Oak Gall - Disholcaspis quercusglobulus
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 Disholcaspis
Species quercusglobulus (Round Bullet Gall Wasp)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Disholcaspis quercus-globulus
Disholcaspis globulus
Explanation of Names
Author: Fitch, 1859
Life Cycle
Galls in Ohio have been observed to contain pupae in late September; adults emerged from galls in Ohio and Toronto in mid- to late October. The adults in Toronto immediately oviposited in white oak twigs. The spring gall resulting from this oviposition is not known. (1)
Remarks
Forms round, detachable twig galls, 8-15 mm in diameter, singly or in small clusters, on white oak (Quercus alba). (1)
Works Cited
1.Cynipid Galls of the Eastern United States
Lewis H. Weld. 1959. Privately printed in Ann Arbor, Michigan.