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Callirhytis carmelensis; Mottled Acorn Gall Wasp; (shown with Quercus agrifolia)   

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Callirhytis carmelensis
Callirhytis carmelensis
Mottled Acorn Gall Wasp
(shown with Quercus agrifolia)
Photographer: Joyce Gross

ID: 1111 1111 2222 2742 (2016-09-17)

Copyright © 2016 Joyce Gross

  • date of photo  Jul 24, 2016
  • location   Oakland hills (Alameda County, California, US)
  • family Cynipidae
  • order Hymenoptera
  • class Insecta
  • synonyms Andricus carmelensis
  • notes   The wasp gall is protruding on the right side of the acorn cap. The tip of the severely stunted acorn ovary is to the left of the gall. Host tree is Quercus agrifolia.
  • camera   Canon 5DM3; 100mm lens
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Insect

  • common names   Mottled Acorn Gall Wasp (photographer)
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