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Amphibolips confluenta
Amphibolips confluenta
Spongy Oak Apple
(shown with Quercus rubra)
Photographer: Joyce Gross

ID: 1111 1111 2222 1363 (2007-08-19)

Copyright © 2007 Joyce Gross

  • date of photo  Jul 16, 2007
  • location   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). Found underneath Quercus rubra (red oak). In this photo the gall has been cut open to show the fibers radiating from the central chamber that houses the wasp larva.
  • camera   Canon 30D; 100mm macro lens
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Insect

  • common names   Spongy Oak Apple (photographer)
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