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Larger Empty Oak Apple Wasp Gall

Amphibolips quercusinanis

Description:

These green galls are about 3 cm in diameter with purplish specks. The inside of the gall has an intricate internal structure.

Habitat:

I found this in a mixed deciduous/coniferous forest. It must have fallen from one of the oak trees.

Notes:

Lifer!

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5 Comments

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 6 years ago

Thank you, ForestDragon!

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 6 years ago

Neat! It would be a great addition to my new mission: http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1473...

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 7 years ago

Thank you so much Leuba and Luis! I'd never seen anything like it before!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 years ago

I've never seen one like this.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

Nice looking gall, J !

Jacob Gorneau
Spotted by
Jacob Gorneau

Greenville, New York, USA

Spotted on May 27, 2013
Submitted on Jun 12, 2013

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