Submission - 14/07/2020

Sighting - 2020-07-12

Species Seen Gall of Andricus grossulariae (a wasp) on acorns
Scientific Name Andricus grossulariae Giraud, 1859
Recorder Rob Randall
Record Status Confirmed
Identifier Rob Randall
Identified on 14/07/2020
Location ST739653
Phase Gall
Locality Royal Victoria Park
Parish Bath
Habitat Acorns of Pedunculate Oak
Notes These galls will later turn red. They are formed by the asexual generation of this gall-wasp. In the spring, the sexual generation produces galls like small gooseberries on the male catkins of Turkey Oak, which also grows in the park.