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Acraspis macrocarpae
Acraspis macrocarpae
(shown with Quercus macrocarpa)
Photographer: Joyce Gross

ID: 1111 1111 2222 1362 (2007-08-19)

Copyright © 2007 Joyce Gross

  • date of photo  Jul 6, 2007
  • location   Cornell Plantations, Ithaca (Tompkins County, New York, US)
  • family Cynipidae
  • order Hymenoptera
  • class Insecta
  • notes   Identified with the help of Kathy Schick and Cynipid Galls of the Eastern United States by Lewis H. Weld (1959). The larger gall is about 4mm in diameter. These galls can occur on both sides of a leaf on secondary veins. On Quercus macrocarpa (bur oak, mossy cup oak).
  • camera   Canon 30D; MP-E 65mm macro lens
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Insect

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