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Spongy Oak Apple Gall - Amphibolips confluenta Galls are green at first, but become tan and papery thin on the outside as seen in this photo. The gall was about 5 cm diameter.<br />
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Habitat: Oak (Quercus sp.) Amphibolips confluenta,Geotagged,Spongy Oak Apple Gall Wasp,Spring,United States,gall Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Spongy Oak Apple Gall - Amphibolips confluenta

Galls are green at first, but become tan and papery thin on the outside as seen in this photo. The gall was about 5 cm diameter.

Habitat: Oak (Quercus sp.)

    comments (10)

  1. STUNNING! Posted 11 days ago
    1. Thanks :) Posted 11 days ago
  2. Looks massive, what is its size? Posted 10 days ago
    1. The size of a meatball. Posted 10 days ago
      1. That doesn't tell me anything. Texas sized meatball? Soup meatball? Posted 10 days ago
        1. Lol. Aww, don't like my answer?! The answer is in the description; but to break the suspense, it was about 5 cm diameter. Posted 10 days ago
          1. Was it in the description all along? Whoops, sorry! Posted 10 days ago
            1. Haha. You will never know. Posted 10 days ago
                1. Lol, busted! All I did was update the size though bc I had copied and pasted the description from my last spotting of this gall...Pure laziness. Posted 10 days ago

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Spongy Oak Apple Gall Wasp is a wasp that creates galls on Oak (Quercus sp.).

Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Jan 11, 2021. Captured Jun 18, 2020 22:57 in 91 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/5.0
  • 1/197s
  • ISO320
  • 100mm