Oriental Chestnut Gall Wasp Dryocosmus kuriphilus Yasumatsu, 1951Invasive    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Hymenoptera   >   Family Cynipidae   >   Genus Dryocosmus   


A pest on chestnuts (genus Castanea).

There is 1 record in the project database.

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Oriental Chestnut Gall Wasp in Talbot Co., Maryland (5/25/2019). (c) Miles Zhang, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Miles Zhang. (MBP list)

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