Insect Gall
( Insect Gall )


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PHOTO COMMENT

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

PHYLOGENY

Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Insecta
Superorder:Holometabola
Order:Hymenoptera
Taxon Code:INSGALLS

LOCATION DETAILS
Location Name
Oakland, general, 0000, Oakland
County:Alameda County
ECI Site#:CALIFMINOR

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

BIOLOGY

CREDITS
Photographer
Jim Ryugo
Park Maintenance, City of Oakland

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