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Tribe Cynipini

Ball-tipped Gall Wasp - Trigonaspis teres - female twig galls on bur oak - Disholcaspis quercusmamma Split Twig Gall Wasp gall - Dryocosmus asymmetricus Cynipidae, acorn plum gall wasp - Amphibolips quercusjuglans Oak Gall ID Request - Neuroterus tantulus Fuzzy Pod - Acraspis Gall Dryocosmus deciduus
Classification
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
Numbers
34 genera and about 1000 species worldwide (1).
Remarks
Gallers on Fagaceae (Quercus, Castanea, Chrysolepis, Lithocarpus. (1)