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Goldenrod Gall - Eurosta solidaginis These galls are pretty common on goldenrod. They are caused by the fruit fly, Eurosta solidaginis, the larvae of which form round galls on the stem of Solidago sp.<br />
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Habitat: Growing on goldenrod (Solidago sp.) in a meadow Eurosta,Eurosta solidaginis,Fall,Geotagged,Goldenrod gall fly,Solidago,Solidago gall,United States,gall Click/tap to enlarge

Goldenrod Gall - Eurosta solidaginis

These galls are pretty common on goldenrod. They are caused by the fruit fly, Eurosta solidaginis, the larvae of which form round galls on the stem of Solidago sp.

Habitat: Growing on goldenrod (Solidago sp.) in a meadow

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The goldenrod gall fly, also known as the goldenrod ball gallmaker, is a species of fly native to North America. The species is best known for the characteristic galls it forms on several species in the ''Solidago'', or goldenrod, genus.

Similar species: True Flies
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Nov 23, 2021. Captured Oct 19, 2020 13:32 in 31 Hayward Ave, Colchester, CT 06415, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/4.5
  • 1/197s
  • ISO250
  • 100mm