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Rabbitbrush Gall - Rhopalomyia chrysothamni

Rabbitbrush Gall - Rhopalomyia chrysothamni
City Creek Canyon, Salt Lake City [40.78537 -111.88168], Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
April 19, 2012
Size: 3mm (apex to mid-stem)
Found on Ericameria nauseosa. Note exuvial remnants at apex. A total of four galls were on the stem that was isolated for rearing. .

Moved tentatively

Rhopalomyia sp.
Kerry, Your gall appears in Gagne's "Plant feeding gall midges" p. 131. It looks like Rhopalomyia chrysothamni Felt.

Appreciate the heads up and ID direction.

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