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Paracraspis insolens
2222_2443 Photo added 2013-01-27

Paracraspis insolens (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae)   (Synonym: Acraspis insolens)
Santa Rosa Truck Trail off Hwy 74, Riverside County, California
May 17, 2011

Leaf galls on Quercus chrysolepis (canyon live oak). The two yellowish galls with red edges are young and not fully developed; the other two are older galls from the previous year and have exit holes.

all photos and text © Joyce Gross