Linden Wart Gall Midge Contarinia verrucicola Osten Sacken, 1875    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Diptera   >   Family Cecidomyiidae   >   Genus Contarinia   

Description:

Larvae develop in warty galls on leaves, twigs, and fruit of American and European lindens (Tilia spp.) (BugGuide).

Relationships:

Found on American and European Lindens including American Basswood.

There are 6 records in the project database.

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Linden Wart Gall Midge on a Basswood leaf in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/19/2016). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Linden Wart Gall Midge in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/4/2021). (c) tomfeild, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Tom Feild. (MBP list)

Linden Wart Gall Midge in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/4/2021). (c) tomfeild, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Tom Feild. (MBP list)

Linden Wart Gall Midge in Garrett Co., Maryland (7/11/2021). (c) Jim Brighton, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Linden Wart Gall Midge in Carroll Co., Maryland (6/4/2022). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Linden Wart Gall Midge in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/12/2022). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Linden Wart Gall Midge in Montgomery Co., Maryland (4/29/2022). (c) Deborah Barber, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Deborah Barber via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Linden Wart Gall Midge in Carroll Co., Maryland (6/4/2022). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Linden Wart Gall Midge in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/12/2022). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Linden Wart Gall Midge in Montgomery Co., Maryland (4/29/2022). (c) Deborah Barber, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Deborah Barber via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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