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Gall Wasp gall

Amphibolips sp.

Description:

Large marble sized wasp gall. Slightly bumpy outer surface. Small cell in the center of the gall surrounded by a spongy looking material. Either Amphibolips confluenta or quercusspongifica.

Habitat:

Temperate forest. Rockwood Park, Virginia.

1 Species ID Suggestions

PucaK
PucaK 5 years ago
Oak Apple Gall
Amphibolips confluenta Gallery of Common Galls / GALL9.JPG


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1 Comment

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 5 years ago

Thank you PucaK. It looks like it is one of two that seem to be difficult to distinguish. A. confluenta or quercusspongifica. I can at least ID this to genus now. :-) http://bugguide.net/node/view/356645

ForestDragon
Spotted by
ForestDragon

Virginia, USA

Spotted on May 26, 2015
Submitted on Sep 21, 2015

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