Disholcaspis quercusmamma

Common Names: Oak rough bulletgall wasp
Category: Insects
Sub-category: Wasps

This wasp lays its eggs on oak branches which forms a gall. Galls are 0.25 to 0.75 inches in diameter, globose, obscurely pointed, green or bright red, turning to brown or dark red. The wasp itself is rather small and looks a bit like a black fly.

The galls are found on branches of various oak species.

Edible Notes: No available information on edibility.
Warnings: Not known to be dangerous.
Additional Information: http://bugguide.net/node/view/265049
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