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I believe this is a Oak Apple, or Oak Gall? I have found many in the past few years and don't know how to classify them. Please help me identify this.
Cool find! This is indeed an Oak gall. This particular gall is created by a type of wasp. Did you happen to open it up to see what it looked like inside? There are a couple of options for this. Here is the Bug Guide page for Genus Amphibolips, which is most likely the type of wasp that made this gall: http://bugguide.net/node/view/39773/bgpa...It's very likely Amphibolips quercusinanis, Larger Empty Oak Apple Wasp.http://bugguide.net/node/view/240411This spotting belongs in the Arthropods section. You could also add this to a couple of missions!Arthropod Galls of the North East: http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1473...Animal Architecture mission: http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8082...New England Arthropods: http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1408...:-) I hope this helps!
Spotted on Jul 15, 2014 Submitted on Jul 16, 2014
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