Project Noah

Project Noah is a tool to explore and document wildlife and a platform to harness the power of citizen scientists everywhere.

Join Project Noah Today

Gall Midge Galls

Polystepha pilulae

Description:

Galls caused by tiny flies (Gall Midges). Unruptured galls are brown with a "crusty baked bread" appearance (to me anyway). One unruptured gall seen in photo #2 but it appears dead as it is black. Ruptured galls appear as above.

Habitat:

Bayard Cutting Arboretum. Forest floor. Oak leaves.


No species ID suggestions

Islip, New York, USA

Lat: 40.73, Long: -73.21

Spotted on Sep 7, 2013
Submitted on Mar 5, 2014

Related spottings

Oak Galls Gall Midge Oak Leaf Midge Gall Aphids and Gall Midge larva

Nearby spottings

Butterfly Weed Climbing Boneset Spotted Apatelodes Atlantic Menhaden