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Tribe Cynipini

Gall - Cynipid Wasp - Andricus atrimentus - Andricus atrimentus - male - female Fimbriate Gall Wasp - Andricus opertus Gall 1 - Andricus quercuslanigera Round with a hole in it - Amphibolips Callirhytis quercusagrifoliae? - Callirhytis quercusagrifoliae Insect Gall - Acraspis macrocarpae Galls - Disholcaspis Callirhytis quercuspomiformis? - Callirhytis quercuspomiformis
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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cynipsera Latreille, 1802
34 genera and about 1000 species worldwide (1).
Gallers on Fagaceae (Quercus, Castanea, Chrysolepis, Lithocarpus. (1)