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Definition of Gall wasp
Gall waspGall Gall, n. [F. galle, noix de galle, fr. L. galla.]
An excrescence of any form produced on any part of a plant by
insects or their larvae. They are most commonly caused by
small Hymenoptera and Diptera which puncture the bark and lay
their eggs in the wounds. The larvae live within the galls.
Some galls are due to aphids, mites, etc. See Gallnut.
Note: The galls, or gallnuts, of commerce are produced by
insects of the genus Cynips, chiefly on an oak
(Quercus infectoria or Lusitanica) of Western Asia
and Southern Europe. They contain much tannin, and are
used in the manufacture of that article and for making
ink and a black dye, as well as in medicine.
Gall insect (Zo["o]l.), any insect that produces galls.
Gall midge (Zo["o]l.), any small dipterous insect that
Gall oak, the oak (Quercus infectoria) which yields the
galls of commerce.
Gall of glass, the neutral salt skimmed off from the
surface of melted crown glass;- called also glass gall
and sandiver. --Ure.
Gall wasp. (Zo["o]l.) See Gallfly.
Meaning of Gall wasp from wikipedia
- Gall wasps
, also traditionally called
gallflies, are hymenopterans
of the family Cynipidae
in the wasp superfamily
Cynipoidea. Their common
- quercusfolii Cherry
cut open to reveal wasp larva Cherry
oak gall wasp adult
(Cynips divisa) on pedunculate
oak Cola-nut galls
of gall wasp
in the family
Cynipidae. The adult female wasp
eggs in developing
leaf buds. The wasp larvae
feed on the gall tissue
- While pollinating
-makers, the remaining types either
- confluenta Spongy
Oak Apple Gall Wasp Amphibolips cookii
Oak Apple Gall Wasp Amphibolips nubilipennis Translucent
Oak Gall Wasp Amphibolips
- States) has found
that love-vine inhibits gall wasps
on plants) that the wasps create
young. C****ytha filiformis...
- kollari, also known
as the marble gall wasp
, is a parthenogenetic species
of wasp which causes
of marble galls
on oak trees. Synonyms
- gall wasp which causes
a gall known
as the rose bedeguar gall
, bedeguar gall wasp
, Robin's pincushion, mossy
, or simply
. The gall
more than 950 species
of caterpillar, many kinds
of gall wasp which
form distinctive galls
, roundish woody lumps
such as the oak apple, and a large...
- parthenogenetic gall wasp which
lays a single
a leaf bud, using
its ovipositor, to produce
a gall known
as an oak artichoke gall
, oak hop gall
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