Disholcaspis quercusmamma (agamic)

Family: Cynipidae | Genus: Disholcaspis
Detachable: detachable
Color: brown, white, green, tan
Texture: pubescent, honeydew, hairy, hairless
Shape: globular, sphere
Season: Summer, Fall
Walls: thick
Location: stem
Form: bullet
Cells: monothalamous
Possible Range:i
Common Name(s):
Andricus macrocarpae
Andricus quercus-macrocarpae
Cynips macrocarpae
Cynips quercus mamma
Walsh and Riley's original name
Cynips quercusmamma
Diplolepis quercus macrocarpae
Disholcaspis quercus-mamma
Holcaspis duricaria
spelling mistake
Holcaspis duricoria
Bassett's original name
Holcaspis mamma
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Cynipid Galls of the Chicago Area

Disholcaspis quercusmamma

Pointed bullet gall. Similar [to Disholcaspis quercusglobulus] but pointed at the apex, subclasping at base, often distorted by crowding and extending along the stem for several inches sometimes. Frequently on sprouts from stumps or on small trees in large numbers in the fall. On Q. macrocarpa and bicolor. Adults emerge Oct. 20-Nov. 10.

- LH Weld: (1928) Cynipid Galls of the Chicago Area©


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