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Callirhytis perdens
2222_3215 Photo added 2021-06-12

Callirhytis perdens (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae)
Ruptured Twig Gall Wasp
La Honda, San Mateo County, California
November 12, 2017

Larval chamber from Callirhytis perdens stem gall, removed from stem and opened to remove gall inducer larva. Host plant for gall is Quercus agrifolia.

all photos and text © Joyce Gross