Amphibolips spinosa

Family: Cynipidae | Genus: Amphibolips
Detachable: detachable
Color: brown
Texture: hairless, spiky/thorny
Shape: globular
Season: Summer
Walls: thick, spongy
Location: bud, stem
Form: oak apple
Cells: monothalamous
Possible Range:i
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On The Cynipidous Galls of Florida

Amphibolips spinosa n. sp.

Galls on the Laurel Oak (Quercus laurifolia)

Gall.— A small, brown globular gall, covered with prickles or spines; the shell is thick and covers with a slight spongy substance, a thin larval cell; diameter .30 inch.

Described from one specimen reared in January.

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


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