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Diplolepis californica
2222_2249 Photo added 2011-03-26

Diplolepis californica (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae)
Leafy Bract Gall Wasp
near old Silver Mtn City jail, along Hwy 4 & Silver Creek, Alpine County, California
August 18, 2008

Bud gall on rose (Rosa sp.), cut open. One larva and several larval chambers are visible.

all photos and text © Joyce Gross