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Genus Ceroptres

Gall Wasp - Ceroptres White oak gall wasp - Ceroptres - male gall on white oak leaf - Ceroptres - male gall wasp - Ceroptres - female gall wasp - Ceroptres - female Cynipid from white oak gall - Ceroptres Cynipid from Amphibolips quercusjuglans gall - Ceroptres - female Cynipid ex Andricus pattoni gall - Ceroptres
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 Ceroptresini (Oak Inquiline Gall Wasps)
Genus Ceroptres
Explanation of Names
Author: Hartig, 1840
16 spp. listed in (1)
Inquilines in oak galls of other cynipids.
Works Cited
1.Catalog of Hymenoptera in America North of Mexico
Karl V. Krombein, Paul D. Hurd, Jr., David R. Smith, and B. D. Burks. 1979. Smithsonian Institution Press.