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Andricus quercuslanigera
2222_2064 Photo added 2010-03-25

Andricus quercuslanigera (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae)
Primavera Park, Manteca, San Joaquin County, California
February 1, 2008

Reared from galls found on Quercus virginiana (southern live oak). This oak is not native in California but is sometimes planted in parks and other locations in the state. The wasp is also not native to California. Both the oak and wasp are native to the eastern U.S.

all photos and text © Joyce Gross