Wool Sower Callirhytis seminator (Harris)  

Status:

A parasitoid wasp in the Gall Wasp family (Cynipidae) found in the eastern U.S.

Description:

Gall is distinctive: round and woolly, featuring many brown/pink spots. Adult is approximately 20 mm in length.

Relationships:

Wool Sower wasps make their galls on oaks, especially White Oak.

There are 22 records in the project database.

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Wool Sower in Dorchester Co., Maryland (5/14/2015). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Wool Sower galls in Worcester Co., Maryland (5/28/2013). Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)

A Wool Sower gall in Howard Co., Maryland (5/16/2014). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Wool Sower gall in Worcester Co., Maryland (5/19/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A Wool Sower gall in Howard Co., Maryland (5/17/2014). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A Wool Sower in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (5/16/2014). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Wool Sower in Howard Co., Maryland (5/17/2014). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Wool Sower in Calvert Co., Maryland (5/10/2014). Photo by Jim Young. (MBP list)

Wool Sower in Baltimore Co., Maryland (9/9/2014). Photo by Jim Young. (MBP list)

A Wool Sower in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/20/2014). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

A Wool Sower in Harford Co., Maryland (5/11/2018). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

A Wool Sower on White Oak in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/31/2014). Photo by Matt Tillett. (MBP list)


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