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Gallmaker:
Acraspis nubila
Tree type:
Quercus sp.
Photo: A cluster of Acraspis nubila galls on the top side of a Quercus leaf.

Gall maker: Acraspis nubila, a gall wasp (Order Hymenoptera, Family Cynipidae)

Shape and Size: globular and densely haired; each gall contains one to five larval cells. Diameter: approx. 0.6 to 1.2cm per gall.

Location: Usually clustered on the top-side of Quercus leafs.

Color: Pinkish-red.

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Source: Felt, P. E. Plant Galls and Gall Makers.
Jodhpur, India: Agrobios, 2001.
p 215.