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Plant galls - Cecidological adventures

Some galls depicted

Family: Cynipidae

+ Live oak apple gall wasp (Amphibolips quercuspomiformis)
+ Convoluted gall wasp (Andricus confertus)
+ Yellow wig gall wasp (Andricus fullawayi)
+ Red cone gall wasp (Andricus kingi)
+ Disc gall wasp (Andricus parmula)
+ Club gall wasp (Atrusca clavuloides)
+ Ball gall wasp (Callirhytis perfoveata)
+ Clasping twig gall wasp (Disholcaspis prehensa)
+ Beaked twig gall wasp (Disholcaspis plumbella)
+ Beaked spindle gall wasp (Heteroecus pacificus)
+ Spined turban gall wasp (Cynips douglasii)

Family: Gelechiidae (twirler moths)

+ Coyote brush stem gall moth (Gnorimoschema baccharisella)

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Convoluted gall wasp (Andricus confertus)

jasper ridge 2018

Convoluted gall wasp (Andricus confertus)
Family: Cynipidae (gall wasps)
Gall walk
Jasper Ridge
Gall walk - October 13, 2018
With Merav Vonshak, Sara Witt, and Paul Heiple
Organized by Gary Nielsen
Olympus Tough TG5

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Convoluted gall wasp

Diablo Canyon
Convoluted gall wasp (Andricus confertus)
Family: Cynipidae (gall wasps)
Bioblitz
Diablo Canyon
October 20, 2018 Friday
Canon 7Dmark2

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Got gall

felt lake 2019

Convoluted gall wasp (Andricus confertus)
Family: Cynipidae (gall wasps)
Felt Lake 2019
Photographing Nature class trip
October 20, 2019
Canon 7Dmark2

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oak gall

Convoluted gall wasp (Andricus confertus)
Family: Cynipidae (gall wasp family)
Valley oak (Quercus lobata) Family: Fagaceae (oaks and beeches)
Eleanor Pardee Park
August 27, 2020
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oak gall

Convoluted gall wasp (Andricus confertus)
Family: Cynipidae (gall wasp family)
Valley oak (Quercus lobata) Family: Fagaceae (oaks and beeches)
Eleanor Pardee Park
August 27, 2020
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Yellow wig gall wasp (Andricus fullawayi)

Yellow wig gall wasp

jasper ridge 2018

Yellow wig gall wasp (Andricus fullawayi)
Family: Cynipidae (gall wasp family)
Jasper Ridge
October 14, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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Diablo Canyon
Yellow wig gall wasp (Andricus fullawayi)
Family: Cynipidae (gall wasp family)
Bioblitz
Diablo Canyon
October 20, 2018 Friday
Canon 7Dmark2

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Red cone gall wasp (Andricus kingi)

Red cone

jasper ridge 2018

Red cone gall wasp
Gall walk
Jasper Ridge
October 13, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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oak gall

Red cone gall wasp (Andricus kingi)
Family: Cynipidae (gall wasp family)
Valley oak (Quercus lobata) Family: Fagaceae (oaks and beeches)
Eleanor Pardee Park
August 27, 2020
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oak gall

Red cone gall wasp (Andricus kingi)
Family: Cynipidae (gall wasp family)
Valley oak (Quercus lobata) Family: Fagaceae (oaks and beeches)
Eleanor Pardee Park
August 27, 2020
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oak gall

Red cone gall wasp (Andricus kingi)
Family: Cynipidae (gall wasp family)
Valley oak (Quercus lobata) Family: Fagaceae (oaks and beeches)
Eleanor Pardee Park
August 27, 2020
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oak gall

Red cone gall wasp (Andricus kingi)
Family: Cynipidae (gall wasp family)
Valley oak (Quercus lobata) Family: Fagaceae (oaks and beeches)
Eleanor Pardee Park
August 27, 2020
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Club gall wasp (Atrusca clavuloides)

Join the club

jasper ridge 2018

Club gall wasp (Atrusca clavuloides)
Family: Cynipidae (gall wasps)
Gall walk
Jasper Ridge
Gall walk - October 13, 2018
With Merav Vonshak, Sara Witt, and Paul Heiple
Organized by Gary Nielsen
Olympus Tough TG5

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Beaked twig gall wasp (Disholcaspis plumbella)

jasper ridge 2018

Beaked twig gall wasp (Disholcaspis plumbella)
Family: Cynipidae (gall wasp family)
Gall walk
Jasper Ridge
Gall walk - October 13, 2018
With Merav Vonshak, Sara Witt, and Paul Heiple
Organized by Gary Nielsen
Olympus Tough TG5

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jasper ridge 2018

Beaked twig gall wasp
Gall walk
Jasper Ridge
Gall walk - October 13, 2018
With Merav Vonshak, Sara Witt, and Paul Heiple
Organized by Gary Nielsen
Olympus Tough TG5

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Gall wasp

foothills park

Beaked twig gall wasp (Disholcaspis plumbella)
Family: Cynipidae (gall wasp family)
Foothills Park
November 28, 2020
Canon 7Dmark2

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Galllful

Diablo Canyon
Galls
Bioblitz
Diablo Canyon
October 20, 2018 Friday
Canon 7Dmark2

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Gall wasp

jasper ridge 2018

Gall walk
Jasper Ridge
October 13, 2018
Olympus Tough TG5

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jasper ridge 2018

Gall walk
Urchin gall wasp
Jasper Ridge
Gall walk - October 13, 2018
With Merav Vonshak, Sara Witt, and Paul Heiple
Organized by Gary Nielsen
Olympus Tough TG5

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jasper ridge 2018

Saucer gall wasp
Gall walk
Jasper Ridge
Gall walk - October 13, 2018
With Merav Vonshak, Sara Witt, and Paul Heiple
Organized by Gary Nielsen
Olympus Tough TG5

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Oak plated

jasper ridge 2018

Plate gall wasp
Gall walk
Jasper Ridge
Gall walk - October 13, 2018
With Merav Vonshak, Sara Witt, and Paul Heiple
Organized by Gary Nielsen
Olympus Tough TG5

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jasper ridge 2018

Plate gall wasp
Gall walk
Jasper Ridge
Gall walk - October 13, 2018
With Merav Vonshak, Sara Witt, and Paul Heiple
Organized by Gary Nielsen
Canon 7Dmark2

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Apple gall

stanford dish 2018

Apple gall
Stanford Dish
November 15, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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jasper ridge 2018

Live oak apple gall wasp
Gall walk
Jasper Ridge
Gall walk - October 13, 2018
With Merav Vonshak, Sara Witt, and Paul Heiple
Organized by Gary Nielsen
Olympus Tough TG5

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Larva emerging

jasper ridge 2018

Gall
Gall walk
Jasper Ridge
Gall walk - October 13, 2018
With Merav Vonshak, Sara Witt, and Paul Heiple
Organized by Gary Nielsen
Olympus Tough TG5

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jasper ridge 2018

Stem gall
Gall walk
Jasper Ridge
October 13, 2018
Olympus Tough TG5

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Pecked gall

jasper ridge 2018

Gall
Gall walk
Jasper Ridge
October 13, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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jasper ridge 2018

Wig gall wasp
Gall walk
Jasper Ridge
October 13, 2018
Olympus Tough TG5

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jasper ridge 2018

Gall
Gall walk
Jasper Ridge
October 13, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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Honeydew gall wasp with ants

jasper ridge 2018

Honeydew gall wasp
Jasper Ridge
October 14, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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Honeydew gall wasp with ants

jasper ridge 2018

Honeydew gall wasp
Jasper Ridge
October 14, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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Gall

jasper ridge 2018

Gall
Jasper Ridge
October 14, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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Disc gall wasp (Andricus parmula)

Disc gall wasp

jasper ridge 2018

Disc gall wasp (Andricus parmula)
Family: Cynipidae (gall wasps)
Jasper Ridge
October 14, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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Disc gall wasp

jasper ridge 2018

Disc gall wasp (Andricus parmula)
Family: Cynipidae (gall wasps)
Jasper Ridge
October 14, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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felt lake 2019

Disc gall wasp (Andricus parmula)
Family: Cynipidae (gall wasps)
Felt Lake 2019
Photographing Nature class trip
October 20, 2019
Canon 7Dmark2

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Clasping twig gall wasp (Disholcaspis prehensa)

Clasping twig

jasper ridge 2018

Clasping twig gall wasp (Disholcaspis prehensa)
Family: Cynipidae (gall wasps)
Gall walk
Jasper Ridge
October 13, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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Clasping twig gall wasp and ant

jasper ridge 2018

Clasping twig gall wasp
Jasper Ridge
October 14, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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Clasping twig gall wasp

jasper ridge 2018

Clasping twig gall wasp
Jasper Ridge
October 14, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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Clasping twig gall wasp and ant

jasper ridge 2018

Clasping twig gall wasp
Jasper Ridge
October 14, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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Clasping twig gall wasp and ant

jasper ridge 2018

Clasping twig gall wasp
Jasper Ridge
October 14, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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California Gall Wasp (Andricus quercuscalifornicus)

Galling

blue oak ranch reserve

California Gall Wasp (Andricus quercuscalifornicus)
Family: Cynipidae
Order: Hymenoptera

Blue Oak Ranch Reserve
January 27, 2018
Olympus tough TG-5

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A willow with a lot of gall

gall
Arroyo willow
Año Nuevo
2009

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Willow gall

emily renzel wetlands

Willow (Salix)
Willow apple gall sawfly (Pontania californica)
Family: Tenthredinidae (sawflies)
Emily Renzel Wetlands
June 23, 2020
Canon 7Dmark2

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Willow gall

emily renzel wetlands

Willow (Salix)
Willow apple gall sawfly (Pontania californica)
Family: Tenthredinidae (sawflies)
Emily Renzel Wetlands
June 23, 2020
Canon 7Dmark2

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Poison oak afflicted

jasper ridge 2017

Poison oak (Toxicodenron diversiloba)
Galls
Jasper Ridge
October 14, 2017
with Photographing Nature class
Canon rebel T5i

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Tree gall

stanford dish

Gall
Stanford Dish
June 19, 2018
Olympus Tough TG-5
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stanford dish

Gall
Stanford Dish
June 19, 2018
Olympus Tough TG-5
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Red galls on manzanita

galls
Galls
Manzanita
Stanford Quad
October 17, 2018
Olympus Tough TG-5

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Ball gall wasp (Callirhytis perfoveata)

Ball gall

Almaden
Ball gall wasp (Callirhytis perfoveata)
Family: Cynipidae (gall wasps)
Almaden-Quicksilver County Park
Bioblitz
April 13, 2019
Canon 7Dmark2

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Beaked spindle gall wasp (Heteroecus pacificus )

wunderlich

Beaked spindle gall wasp (Heteroecus pacificus )
Family: Cynipidae (gall wasps)
Wunderlich Park
July 4, 2020 with Jennifer, Leslie, and Christin
Canon 7Dmark2
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Spined turban gall wasp (Cynips douglasii)

When wasps wear turbans

stanford dish 2021

Spined turban gall wasp (Cynips douglasii)
Family: Cynipidae (gall wasps)
Stanford Dish
July 30, 2021
Canon 7Dmark2

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Family: Gelechiidae (twirler moths)

Coyote brush stem gall moth (Gnorimoschema baccharisella)

Twirler

kelley park

Coyote brush stem gall moth (Gnorimoschema baccharisella)
Family: Gelechiidae (twirler moths)
Coyote Brush (Baccharis pilularis)
Family: Asteraceae (sunflower, aster, daisy family)
Kelley Park
December 8, 2019
Canon 7Dmark2

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Stem gall

emily renzel wetlands

Coyote brush stem gall moth (Gnorimoschema baccharisella)
Family: Gelechiidae (twirler moths)
Coyote brush (Baccharis pilularis)
Family: Asteraceae (sunflowers, daisies, asters family)
Emily Renzel Wetlands
June 9, 2021
Canon 7Dmark2

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emily renzel wetlands

Coyote brush stem gall moth (Gnorimoschema baccharisella)
Family: Gelechiidae (twirler moths)
Coyote Brush (Baccharis pilularis)
Family: Asteraceae (sunflower, aster, daisy family)
Emily Renzel Wetlands
June 28, 2021
Canon 7Dmark2

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Created: October 14, 2018 (from flora/leaves.html)
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