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Plagiotrochus quercusilicis on Quercus coccifera At first sight this may look like a holly (Ilex aquifolium) with a fruit but it isn&#039;t. It is a red gall on a kermes oak leaf.<br />
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Plagiotrochus quercusilicis on Quercus coccifera

At first sight this may look like a holly (Ilex aquifolium) with a fruit but it isn't. It is a red gall on a kermes oak leaf.

Holly  France,Ilex aquifolium

    comments (2)

  1. To those who selebrate it - Merry Christmas!

    If you don't - have a great weekend.
    Posted 3 years ago
  2. Good wishes to you as well! Have a wonderful Christmas. X Posted 3 years ago

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Plagiotrochus quercusilicis is a species of wasp causing gall formation on Quercus. It was descibed by Fabricius in 1798.

Species identified by WildFlower
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Uploaded Dec 23, 2016.