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Maple Leaf Spot Gall

Cecidomyia ocellaris

Description:

Red circle surrounded by white ring surrounded by red ring. Larvae develop in leaves of maples, usually Acer rubrum and usually in the spring. After a week in the leaf (during which time the gall is formed) the larva drops to the ground, burrows, and pupates. Adults emerge the following spring.

1 Species ID Suggestions

mjgierke
mjgierke 9 years ago
Maple Leaf Spot Gall
Cecidomyia ocellaris


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3 Comments

TamiLohf-Gottwalt
TamiLohf-Gottwalt 8 years ago

thank you for the info.I had seen this before and wasn't sure what it was.It's so nice to know this so I don't disturb the process.

DavidMroczkowski
DavidMroczkowski 9 years ago

Thanks, @mjgierke. You were very helpful.

Hedgehog Girl
Hedgehog Girl 9 years ago

AWESOME !!! the fungi looks like ringworm . OR eggs. :^

DavidMroczkowski
Spotted by
DavidMroczkowski

Michigan, USA

Spotted on May 27, 2012
Submitted on May 28, 2012

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