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Ocellate gall midge

Acericecis ocellaris

Description:

Red "bullseye" galls on maple.

Habitat:

Burgess Falls, Tennessee


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4 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 6 years ago

Thanks Cindy! And so much cooler for not being in my yard! :)

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 6 years ago

Cool spotting Karen

KarenL
KarenL 6 years ago

Seema, only a small percentage of leaves were affected & I guess the midges are part of the food chain foe something else!

Seema
Seema 6 years ago

Pity for the leaves. The sycamore leaves in California too are getting scarred by some infection.

Tennessee, USA

Lat: 36.04, Long: -85.59

Spotted on Apr 24, 2012
Submitted on Apr 26, 2012

Spotted for mission

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