Callirhytis clavula

Family: Cynipidae | Genus: Callirhytis
Detachable: integral
Color: brown, gray, pink, red, green
Texture: stiff, hairless
Abdundance: abundant
Shape: globular
Season: Summer, Spring
Related:
Alignment: integral
Walls: thick
Location: stem
Form: stem club
Cells: monothalamous
Possible Range:i
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Name
Notes
Andricus clavula
Cynips arbor
Gall only. Wasp is an inquiline
Cynips arbos
Gall only. Wasp is an inquiline
Cynips clavula
Osten Sacken's original name for the true inducer
Cynips quercus clavula
Cynips quercus-arbos
Gall only. Wasp is an inquiline
Cynips quercus-tuber
Gall only. Wasp is an inquiline
Cynips tuber
Gall only. Wasp is an inquiline
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Insect galls of Springfield, Massachusetts, and vicinity

Callirhytis clavula

Cynips quercus-tuber
Cynips clavula
Andricus clavula

Club-shaped woody gall at end of twigs. Sometimes leaves develop from the bud of which this gall is a malformation. Polythalamous, 2-4 cm. long. Green occasionally faintly marked with red, turning brown. Common on white oak, Quercus alba. Insects from April to July.

- FA Stebbins: (1910) Insect galls of Springfield, Massachusetts, and vicinity©

Reference: https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/21941233#page/31/mode/1up


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