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Galls on Black Sage - Rhopalomyia audibertiae

Galls on Black Sage - Rhopalomyia audibertiae
Laguna Beach, Orange County, California, USA
December 19, 2010
Size: 4mm tall
These tubular leaf galls are hollow with a fringed opening. They are probably induced by the midge Rhopalomyia audibertiae, and the wasp shown here is probably a parasitoid.

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