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Cecidomyiidae, Jewel weed gall - Neolasioptera impatientifolia

Cecidomyiidae, Jewel weed gall - Neolasioptera impatientifolia
Ames - Tullamore, Story County, Iowa, USA
August 20, 2009
Size: 2+ mm
I've tried rearing these on 4 occasions and have never been successful.
Galls have been found on the back side of leaves of jewel weed, Impatiens pallida.

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