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Tribe Diplolepidini - Rose Gall Wasps

Gall wasp female? - Diplolepis spinosa - female Spiny Leaf Gall Wasp - Diplolepis polita gall on dog rose - Diplolepis rosae rose gall - Diplolepis rosae Rose gall larva  - Diplolepis rosae Rose gall - Diplolepis bicolor Wasp Nest? - Diplolepis rosae Spiny Rose Gall - Diplolepis bicolor
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 Diplolepidini (Rose Gall Wasps)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Diplolepariae Latrielle, 1802
Rhoditini Hartig, 1840
2 genera: Diplolepis, Liebelia; 58 species worldwide (1)
Induce galls in Rosa spp. (roses). (2)