identification needed

David Wuchinich dgwuchinich at compuserve.com
Mon Mar 23 08:14:24 EST 1998


ForestFair wrote:
> 
> David,
> 
>    I've found a web photo of an oak gall that is spherical.  I couldn't recall
> the name before, but it suddenly came to me -- oak apple gall.  It's caused by
> a tiny wasp.  Here's the site:
> 
> http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/A/I-HY-ACAL-CD.001.html
> 
>    If this isn't it, I'll turn in my private investigator license <g>.
> 
> ForestFair
> 
> >David Wuchinich wrote on 3/22:
> >
> >>The pods were spherical and the tree was not a weed as it had a trunk with
> >>limbs branching at regular intervals.  It may have been as much as 12
> >>feet in height.  I may have to return to obtain a more detailed
> >>description this spring.
> >>
Well, the shape is right but these things were not attached directly to
the limb, but rather hung from short stems about 1 inch long that were
stubbornly attached.



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