Succulent Oak Gall Wasp Dryocosmus quercuspalustris Osten Sacken, 1861    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Hymenoptera   >   Family Cynipidae   >   Genus Dryocosmus   

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According to BugGuide, "Larvae develop in spherical "roly-poly" galls (hollow with a small, free-lying cell inside containing the larva) on buds, leaves, and catkins of oaks in the red oak group."

There are 5 records in the project database.

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Succulent Oak Gall Wasp in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/2/2021). (c) Jim Brighton, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Succulent Oak Gall Wasp in Carroll Co., Maryland (5/8/2021). (c) R. DN., some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by R. DN. via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Succulent Oak Gall Wasp in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/7/2021). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Succulent Oak Gall Wasp in Maryland (4/30/2021). (c) Carrie Seltzer, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Carrie Seltzer via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Succulent Oak Gall Wasp in Maryland (4/30/2021). (c) Carrie Seltzer, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Carrie Seltzer via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Succulent Oak Gall Wasp in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/5/2021). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Succulent Oak Gall Wasp in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/5/2021). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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