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Photo#690273
Cynips douglasii? - Cynips douglasii

Cynips douglasii? - Cynips douglasii
Davis, Yolo County, California, USA
August 13, 2012
On Quercus lobata, side by side with a green lacewing cocoon and egg, the gall in the background is Neuroterus saltatorius.

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Cynips douglasii? - Cynips douglasii Cynips douglasii? - Cynips douglasii Cynips douglasii? - Cynips douglasii

Cocoon
That's actually a green lacewing cocoon, not a spider egg sac. Don't think I've ever seen an egg right next to a cocoon like that before.

 
Thanks for the correction
:)

yes
You got it right. Nice images!

Regarding the possible N. saltatorius gall in the background .... it's possible but that area is a little blurred for me to see if it's a gall or a spot on the leaf (perhaps where there might have been a gall).

 
Thanks for the confirmations!
I'm pretty confident the possible N. saltatorius gall was the same as the N. saltatorius observation I made, they were nearly covering some entire trees. :)

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