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Goldenrod fly galls - Asphondylia

Goldenrod fly galls - Asphondylia
Florence, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
March 20, 2011
Size: 1.5-2 cm diameter
I collected five of these and put them all in the same bag. So far all that has emerged is a bunch of torymids.

Update: As of 4/17/2011, a total of 15 torymids had emerged, along with 3 pteromalids like these:

4/19: A total of 8 pteromalids.
5/15: A single eulophid emerged.

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Moved from Unidentified Galls.
Netta Dorchin says: "I’m afraid I can’t say what species this is without knowing the plant’s identity. The dried galls are almost certainly Asphondylia galls, though."

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