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Photo#310949
Sorghum Midge - Contarinia sorghicola

Sorghum Midge - Contarinia sorghicola
Thrall, Williamson County, Texas, USA
June 24, 2009
Cecidomyiidae, Contarinia sorghicola (Coquillett)

Close up?
Can you add a close up of the midge? This is the only image of this species and it would be nice to have a better look of the insect. Or, perhaps you have other angles; they would be welcome.
Also, can you tell us if this is an introduced species?

 
Introduced
"This is an African species introduced into North America in the nineteenth century with seed of Johnson grass and sorghum." (1)

 
Thanks
Another species and even another family for the List of non-native species, sigh!

Moved
Moved from Bibionomorpha.

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