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Subject: Black Oak Visitors
Location: Maumee, OH
September 18, 2013 9:21 am
Bugman,
The black oak next door is hosting two creatures that I am asking you to identify. One is probably some kind of wasp gall. It is a small white ball with bright red spots. The other is most likely a moth. Both are nestled on the back side of the leaf. The attached photos were taken on Sept. 17, 2013.
Thanks,
Signature: Jerry

Oak Gall might be Loxaulus maculipennis

Oak Gall might be Loxaulus maculipennis

Hi Jerry,
The gall might be caused by a Cynipid Wasp and it looks like a smaller version of the
Loxaulus maculipennis we found pictured on both the Oklahoma Biological Survey and the Henderson State University Plant Gall page.

 

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Location: Maumee, Ohio

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