Dryocosmus cinereae

Family: Cynipidae | Genus: Dryocosmus
Detachable: integral
Color: gray, green
Texture: hairless
Shape: hemispherical
Season: Spring
Walls: thin
Location: lower leaf, between leaf veins
Cells: free-rolling
Possible Range:i
Common Name(s):
Andricus saccularius
Callirhytis saccularius
Diplolepis cinereae
Dryophanta cinereae
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On The Cynipidous Galls of Florida

Dryophanta cinereae n. sp.

Quercus cinerea [incana]

(The Upland-willow Oak Spangle Gall.)

Galls. — Small, semispherical galls, sessile on the under surface of the leaves; internally there is a loose kernel which moves freely about.

While the fly of this species might easily be confounded with those of the others, the gall easily separates it; it does not project above the upper surface of the leaf as do the other species. Very rare.

- William Ashmead: (1887) On The Cynipidous Galls of Florida©

Reference: https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/32293#page/154/mode/1up

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