Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Goldenrod Gall Fly Larva

The live larva as it looked when John peeled open the gall.

The middle of the goldenrod gall after John opened it. It has a cork-like structure.
A good site for information on this common parasite is http://www.fcps.edu/islandcreekes/ecology/goldenrod_gall_fly.htm

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