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Ocellate Gall Midge

Acericecis ocellaris


Purple and white raised concentric rings


Northwest River, Chesapeake, VA


There seems to be a small puncture wound in the center that could have been placed before or after the growth/event occurred

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LauraLOVESbirds 7 years ago

I spotted the same thing last May (2014). Would LOVE to know what it is!

ForestDragon 7 years ago

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ForestDragon 7 years ago

This is a leaf gall that is caused by a tiny fly. This spotting should go in the Arthropods section. :-)

Izzy Noble
Spotted by
Izzy Noble

Chesapeake City, Virginia, USA

Spotted on May 8, 2015
Submitted on May 12, 2015

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