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Genus Andricus

Red Cone Gall Wasp - Andricus kingi gall wasp - Andricus parmula Crystalline Gall Wasp gall mass with parasitoid - Andricus crystallinus - female Andricus ignotus? - Andricus ignotus Andricus nigricens? - Andricus nigricens Dorsal view - Andricus quercuscalifornicus - female Small oak apple gall wasp - Andricus quercussingularis Plate Gall Wasp - Andricus pattersonae
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 Andricus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Adleria, Dros, Liodora, and Trichoteras are junior synonyms (Melika and Abrahamson 2002).
Print References
Melika, George and Warren G. Abrahamson. 2002. Review of the world genera of oak cynipid wasps (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae, Cynipini). Parasitic Wasps Evolution Systematics Biodiversity and Biological Control 42(1):150-190.