Explanation of Names
Authors: Eiseman and Hartop, 2015
Named for the type locality.
Known from a single specimen from Nantucket Island, Massachusetts
Larvae develop in oak leaf galls caused by a Macrodiplosis species in spring. Like the host midge, there is one generation per year; adults emerge the following spring.
Eiseman, Charles S. and Emily A. Hartop. 2015. A new species of Megaselia Rondani (Diptera: Phoridae) reared from a Macrodiplosis Kieffer (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) gall on black oak. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 117(4):463-466.