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Creosote Gall Midge

Asphondylia auripila

Description:

Ball growth on stem that looks like dried flowers. This gall is caused by a Midge.

Habitat:

Growing on stem of Creosote Bush at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.

Notes:

First for PN and BugGuide California

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California, USA

Lat: 33.24, Long: -116.39

Spotted on Dec 28, 2013
Submitted on Dec 29, 2013

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