Oak Marble Gall

Name: Oak Marble Gall

Scientific name: Andricus kollari

Category: Minibeasts

Nature Stars: 50

What are nature stars?

About: The oak marble gall is caused by a tiny gall wasp called Andricus kollari. It can be found on oak twigs.

How to identify: The galls are hard, woody marble-like balls on the oak twigs.

Where: Widespread

Natural Superpowers

  • Predator: 10
  • Agility: 60
  • Rarity: 40
  • Cute factor: 20
  • Traveller: 40

Fantastic fact: The closely-related Andricus fecundator causes Artichoke Galls on oak buds.

Photograph credit: Isidro Martínez  


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