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Disc Gall Wasp

Andricus parmula

Description:

Red and yellow, flat, disc-shaped gall. There are only female wasps of this species.

Habitat:

Scrub Oak in mixed oak and chaparral area. Usually found on White Oak.

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4 Comments

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 6 years ago

Lovely little button gall.

Thank you Mark. I'll take a look.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Maybe another Neuroterus sp.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Cheerios. Similar to Neuroterus numismalis Silk button spangle galls?

Escondido, California, USA

Spotted on Jan 8, 2014
Submitted on Jan 9, 2014

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