Cynipidae

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Cynipidae

[sə′nip·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of hymenopteran insects in the superfamily Cynipoidea.
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Biology and host preference of Selitrichodes neseri: a potential biological control agent of the eucalyptus gall wasp, Leptocybe invasa.
Impact of an invasive oak gall wasp on a native butterfly: a test of plant-mediated competition.
Rapid survey of damage due to gall wasp infestation in a coppiced Eucalyptus camaldulensis plantation in Maragamuwa, Naula in the Matale district of Sri Lanka.
First record of the Eucalyptus gall wasp Ophelimus maskelli and its parasitoid, Closterocerus chamaeleon, in Turkey.
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.
The control for rose gall, whether caused by the gall wasp or rust, is to prune off the affected cane and destroy it.
It was John Negus who helped them out, explaining that this amazing mossy growth is the host rose's reaction to a bed guar gall wasp laying its eggs in buds during June.
An American zoologist, Kinsey didn't start out studying sex but rather a tiny insect, the gall wasp.
DURING THE FIRST 20 years of his career, Alfred Kinsey became the world's leading authority on the gall wasp, a nonstinging insect about the size of an ant.
Nate touches a three-inch, gourdlike orb dangling from an oak branch that contains oak gall wasp larvae.