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Gall Midge without M veins (ventral)

Gall Midge without M veins (ventral)
Tonopah Desert, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
May 15, 2015
Size: 2.3mm Body
This is a small sized fly with very long antennae.
The hairy wings, which are missing the M veins, seem to indicate that this is a Gall Midge, most likely in the Cecidomyiinae subfamily and possibly something in or related to the genus Asphondylia.
This one flew in through the kitchen window, sometime during the night.

Thanks for any help!

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Gall Midge without M veins (ventral) Gall Midge without M veins (lateral) Gall Midge without M veins (wing) Gall Midge without M veins (base color=yellow)

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Thanks!
It may be a good idea to tell you that these galls (below) are quite common on the Creosote bushes, all around this location.
Asphondylia auripila: However, I can't say for sure that this is that species, because I don't know what features to look for, on the body or wings.

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