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Asphondylia discalis
2222_1980 Photo added 2009-12-03

Asphondylia discalis (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae)
Creosote Bush Paddle Gall Midge
Death Valley National Park, Inyo County, California
March 22, 2008

Two creosote bush (Larrea tridentata) leaves crowded with midge galls, two on the left and five on the right.

all photos and text © Joyce Gross