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Species Amphibolips gainesi

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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 Amphibolips
Species gainesi (Amphibolips gainesi)
Explanation of Names
Author: Bassett, 1900
Remarks
Causes large, globose, easily detached galls on the sides of blackjack oak acorn caps, "densely corky, rusty brown internally, diameter 1 to 1 1/2 inches, does not shrivel." (1)
Works Cited
1.Plant Galls and Gall Makers
Ephraim Porter Felt. 1940. Comstock Publishing Company, Inc., Ithaca NY.