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Bud gall on Ribes sp. - Rhopalomyia grossulariae

Bud gall on Ribes sp. - Rhopalomyia grossulariae
Bear Basin, Gallatin County, Montana, USA
July 25, 2018
collection 4353. Midge larvae found inside scales, and preserved.

Tentative ID
Matches Rhopalomyia grossulariae in the red book but that is known from the East and midges often have host-specific cryptic species complexes. This could be an undescribed relative.



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