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Species

Unidentified

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Description

More bud galls on Black Wattle. I have only seen this sort once. I think they might be caused by Asphondylia glabrigerminis. Species is described in P Kolesik, RJ Adair, G Eick (2010) "Six new species of Asphondylia (Diptera:Cecidomyiidae) damaging flower buds and fruit of Australian Acacia (Mimosaceae", Systematic Entomology 35:250–267.
There are some poorly reproduced photos in Adair, R.J., Burgess, T., Serdani, M. and Barber, P. (2009) Fungal associations in Asphondylia (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) galls from Australia and South Africa: implications for biological control of invasive acacias. Fungal Ecology, 2 (3). pp. 121-134.

Date & Time

  2017-08-12 05:14 PM

Location

  -37.639585 , 144.859052 : 146.832 m

Near Greenvale VIC 3059, Australia

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NS Observation No. 5B77ACF4ED2A89A7F1005A7E
Created 2018-08-18 03:28 PM (4 months ago)
Created By Jeff Triplett
Updated 2018-11-27 12:20 AM (18 days ago)
Updated By Jeff Triplett
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