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Furry Oak Leaf Galls

Callirhytis furva

Description:

Small galls growing in clusters on the upperside of oak leaves. They were about 3 mm wide and had short, brown hairs.

Habitat:

Habitat: Oak tree bordering a meadow

Notes:

Callirhytis furva wasps form galls on oak leaves (Quercus sp.). The galls drop from the leaves in October, with adults emerging in the second or third spring.

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Christine Y.
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Christine Y.

Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Oct 6, 2018
Submitted on Apr 4, 2019

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