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Leigh Farm Park leaf miner or galler on Baccharis halimifolia D913A 2018 1 - Ophiomyia rugula

Leigh Farm Park leaf miner or galler on Baccharis halimifolia D913A 2018 1 - Ophiomyia rugula
Leigh Farm Park, Durham, Durham County, North Carolina, USA
April 29, 2018
I am increasingly convinced that the flies that emerged in the vial were from these.

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Leigh Farm Park leaf miner or galler on Baccharis halimifolia D913A 2018 1 - Ophiomyia rugula Leigh Farm Park leaf miner or galler on Baccharis halimifolia D913A 2018 2 - Ophiomyia rugula

Moved
Moved from Ophiomyia.

Moved
Moved from Unidentified Leaf Mines.

Yes, two of the leaves have an empty puparium in that little wrinkle along the midrib. I will be surprised if this turns out to be something that has been reared before. It looks like at least one of them is a male, so we shall see...

 
Cool! I look forward to hear
Cool! I look forward to hearing if these are known species.

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