Sep 092012
Red Pea Gall Wasp - Infected

These galls were found on a Live Oak tree in Carrollton, Texas. These particular galls were created by the egg laying activities of a Red Pea Gall Wasp (Cynips divisa). The appearance of the galls clearly explains the name of the culprit insect. The galls are actually created from the host plant’s living tissue, and

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