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Ocellate Gall Midge

Acericecis ocellaris


Along beginning (north end) of Dismal Swamp Canal Trail. Someone else posted the same thing ( a year later and in the same city. Their posted was IDed as: "caused by Ocellate Gall Midge (Acericecis ocellaris)/small fly.

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HayleyBoBailey 9 years ago

Oh, okay.

DanielePralong 9 years ago

Hi Hailey! Most interesting topic for a mission! However, user-created missions on Project Noah must remain local as per instructions on our mission creation page (max. 300 miles radius). Global mission are reserved for organizations or by prior approval of Project Noah. Please kindly edit your mission and specify the location in the text and title (e.g., Plant Pathology - North West USA). Many thanks in advance.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

..maybe wasps did it.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Fascinating stuff. Alternative to 'opened' they may have been parasitised. Those holes look like external attacks to me.

HayleyBoBailey 9 years ago

This is so cool! I was trying to start a Plant Pathology mission.

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 9 years ago

I think these are galls. Some are already open.

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Chesapeake City, Virginia, USA

Spotted on May 10, 2014
Submitted on May 13, 2015

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