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Gall Midge

Scientific Name
Lestremia sp.
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Taxonomy
(Diptera: Cecidomyiidae: Lestremiinae: Lestremiini)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Exotic
Reliability
High
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Adult

Male antenna with 2+14 segments, female with 2+9; each flagellar segment with 2 whorls of long bristles and some simple, rather short sensorial spines; gonostylus; ending in 1 or 2 points; root of gonocoxite directed inwardly; tegmen distally very narrow.

References

- Yukawa, J. (1971). A revision of the Japanese gall midges (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae). Memoirs of the Faculty of Agriculture, Kagoshima University, 8, 1-203.
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MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Author
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
18/03/2011 12:26 AEST
Last Updated
10/04/2014 02:00 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) Gall Midge (Lestremia sp.) Updated on 4/10/2014 2:00:02 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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