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Tribe Cynipini - Oak Gall Wasps

Cynipidae, oak acorn plum gall wasp larva - Amphibolips quercusjuglans Oak galls - Andricus dimorphus Bur oak leaf galls - Phylloteras poculum Disholcaspis quercusmamma gall + larva on Quercus macrocarpa - Disholcaspis quercusmamma Sun-like saucer gall - Andricus gigas antlike beetle perhaps? deciduous bullet gall - Kokkocynips rileyi Acorn Plum Gall Wasp - Amphibolips quercusjuglans
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)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cynipsera Latreille, 1802
Numbers
34 genera and about 1000 species worldwide (1).
Remarks
Gallers on Fagaceae (Quercus, Castanea, Chrysolepis, Lithocarpus. (1)
Print References
George Melika 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. (2)
Works Cited
1.Phylogeny, Evolution and Classification of Gall Wasps: The Plot Thickens
2.Review of the world genera of oak cynipid wasps (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae, Cynipini)
George Melika and Warren G. Abrahamson. 2002. Parasitic Wasps Evolution Systematics Biodiversity and Biological Control 42(1):150-190.