Wool Sower Gall Wasp – 5/21/23

Observer: Josh Simons

Observation Date: 5/21/23

Observation Time: 3:00 p.m.

Observation Location: near Gavins Pond

Common Name: Wool Sower Gall Wasp

Scientific Name: Callirhytis seminator

Comments: Pink-spotted, white cottony wool sower galls are about the size of a ping-pong ball and are produced by a tiny species of Cynipid wasp, Callirhytis seminator, and are most commonly found on white oaks.

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