Wool Sower Gall Wasp – 5/27/19
Observer: Paul Lauenstein
Observation Date: 5/27/10
Observation Time: 4:25 p.m.
Observation Location: Beneath the high tension lines near So. Walpole St.
Common Name: Wool Sower Gall Wasp
Scientific Name: Callirhytis seminator
Comments: Pink-spotted, white cottony wool sower galls are about the size of a ping-pong ball and are produced by a tiny species of Cynipid wasp, Callirhytis seminator, and are most commonly found on white oaks.
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