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Cynips quercusfolii gall

Cynips quercusfolii gall
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Copyright: Yves Peeters (dryas) Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 110] (1307)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2016-01
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 70D, Canon EF 100 mm F2.8 Macro USM, JPEG
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/20 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2016-02-14 3:46
Viewed: 1581
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Known phenomenon on oak leaves, the gall wasp (Ichneumonidae) lays eggs on the leaves of the oak, it responds by making gall.
Fertilized egg = female
Unfertilized egg = male
This is called arrhentokie
Gall wasp species in the genus Cynips.

Another pic in my workshop.

Eikenblad gal van de Galwesp.
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Hi Yves,
very interesting and really big ones. Very beautiful picture with great colors. I like the brown-red and blurred background.
nice work

Hello Yves,
Beautiful presentation with nice color and perfect BG. Details are well visible.
Thanks for sharing,

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2016-02-16 9:43]

Hi Yves,
Fantastic photo in gorgeous light and colours,nice composition and sharpness details.
Excellent background.
Regards Jiri.

Hello Ives,
Very nice macro with such impressiv clarity and colors. This is a very sharp capture with excellent details.

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