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Andricus chrysobalani; Acorn Gall Wasp; (shown with Quercus chrysolepis)   

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Andricus chrysobalani
Andricus chrysobalani
Acorn Gall Wasp
(shown with Quercus chrysolepis)
Photographer: Joyce Gross

ID: 1111 1111 2222 3241 (2021-06-17)

Copyright © 2021 Joyce Gross

  • date of photo  Nov 11, 2017
  • location   La Honda (San Mateo County, California, US)
  • family Cynipidae
  • order Hymenoptera
  • class Insecta
  • notes   Stunted Quercus chrysolepis (canyon live oak) acorn, cut open showing gall inducer wasp larva. Upper left image shows whole acorn before dissection. Upper right image shows the partially dissected acorn with the wasp larval cell slightly opened. The bottom image shows the wasp larval cell (and acorn embryo) completely opened up. Synonym: Callirhytis chrysobalani.
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Insect

  • common names   Acorn Gall Wasp (photographer)
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