gall wasp

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Synonyms for gall wasp

small solitary wasp that produces galls on oaks and other plants

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The gall wasp has been traveling around the globe for years," says Gates, who works in ARS's Systematic Entomology Laboratory at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.
When oak buds burst open last month, gall wasps laid their eggs on the tiny leaves.
The species, Diplolepis mayri (Schlechtendal) was the only gall wasp on hips of R.
I have yet to find a single gall wasp that's the same as another.
I always knew gall wasps were going to make people beat a path to my door,'' Kinsey, soulfully played by Liam Neeson, says in Bill Condon's multifaceted biopic.
However, in recent years, important faunas of oak gall wasps from the Neotropical and Oriental regions have been discovered and are being studied, mainly those from Japan (Ide et al.
These are caused by a tiny creature called a gall wasp.
Kinsey became the leading expert on this creature; a number of gall wasp varieties are named after him.
Adding another piece to the cynipoid puzzle: The description of a new tribe, genus and species of gall wasp (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) endemic to The Republic of South Africa.
Longevity, fecundity and development time of Eucalyptus Gall Wasp, Leptocybe invasa Fisher & La Salle (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) in Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand.
Insects love to feast on acorns from oak trees, especially the gall wasp.
2007) reported the ultrastructure of antennal sensilla of the erythrina gall wasp (EGW) (Quadrastichus erythrinae Kim (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae), but their work did not record the number of sensilla and their positions on each antennal segment, and they also missed 1 kind of sensillum.
A shy, tweedy zoology professor from a puritanically religious background with a joyless Methodist preacher father (John Lithgow), Kinsey (Liam Neeson) initially made a name for himself with his study of the gall wasp.
A phylogenetic analysis of higher-level gall wasp relationships (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae).