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fruit gall on jewelweed - Schizomyia impatientis

fruit gall on jewelweed - Schizomyia impatientis
Jakway Forest, Aurora, Buchanan County, Iowa, USA
September 17, 2011
Size: ~15 mm gall diameter
Gall developed on dangling capsule of Jewelweed (Impatiens sp., either capenesis or pallida) in bottomland forest. Several orange larvae present inside (next photo). Probably Schizomyia impatientis.

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