Insect Gall
( Insect Gall )


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PHOTO COMMENT

IDENTIFICATION
Identification:Insect Gall
Common Name:Insect Gall
Life Stage:(A) adult

PHYLOGENY

Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Insecta
Superorder:Holometabola
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:N/A
Taxon Code:HYM02127

LOCATION DETAILS
Location Name
UC Elkus Ranch, UC Elkus Ranch, UC Elkus Ranch, 1500 Purissima Creek Rd, Half Moon Bay
County:San Mateo County
ECI Site#:CA41130000
Park/Forest Code:UC Elkus Ranch

RECOGNITION
Recognition
Insects can be distinguished from other taxa by the following: 1) 3 pairs of legs; 2) 3 Main body sections (head, thorax, and abdomen); 3) 2 Pairs of of wings as adults, with some groups having just one pair or none; 4) 1 Pair of antennae; and 4) 1 Pair of compound eyes; with simple eyes (ocelli) present in many groups
Description
Insects can be distinguished from other taxa by the following: 1) 3 pairs of legs; 2) 3 Main body sections (head, thorax, and abdomen); 3) 2 Pairs of of wings as adults, with some groups having just one pair or none; 4) 1 Pair of antennae; and 4) 1 Pair of compound eyes; with simple eyes (ocelli) present in many groups

BIOLOGY

CREDITS
Photographer
Eddie Dunbar
Insect Sciences Museum of California

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