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Oak gall wasp larva IV | by Dom Greves
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Oak gall wasp larva IV

Oak gall wasp larva (Cynips quercusfolii?) inside dissected gall. Surrey, UK.

 

The larval stage of these wasps induce the plant to produce abnormal growths, known as galls. These galls enclose and protect the developing larvae.

 

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Taken on February 17, 2017