Oak Apple Gall

Subject:  Unknown Moth Chrysalis? Geographic location of the bug:  Northern VA Date: 05/18/2019 Time: 03:06 PM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  Hello, I was walking today (May 18) and found this unusual growth on a small tree sapling off of the neighborhood trail. I’ve searched but have only found one image even close and … Read more

Oak Gall

Subject:  Oak Gall Geographic location of the bug:  Mount Washington, Los Angeles, California Date: 11/25/2018 Time: 4:30 PM EDT While we are waiting to clear up our technical difficulties receiving images, Daniel is spending some extra time in the yard.  He noticed this Oak Gall several days ago.  It is growing on a California Live … Read more

Hedgehog Gall

Subject: Strange Egg Sac Location: Effingham, IL September 10, 2016 7:19 pm Hi, I found this strange (what I believe is an) egg sac on a fallen leaf in Effingham, IL. I know you identify insects. Are you able to identify their eggs as well? Assuming this is an insect egg… Thanks! Signature: Best, Jennifer … Read more

Spiny Rose Leaf Gall from Japan

Subject: eggs on roses leaves Location: Japan June 4, 2016 6:08 pm Hi! I found these on the leaves of one of my roses in Japan. Tried to google it, but couldn’t find them on the net…. It would be great to know ! Thank you! Signature: Dasha Dear Dasha, These are not really eggs.  … Read more