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Gallmaker:
Eurosta solidaginis
Tree type:
Solidago sp.
Illustration of Eurosta solidaginis "Goldenrod ball gall".

Gall maker: Eurosta solidaginis, a gall fly (Order Diptera, Family Tephritidae).

Shape and Size: Aptly called the "goldenrod ball gall." Globose or onion-shaped stem gall. To over 3 cm in diameter.

Location: On stems of goldenrod (Solidago sp.) plants, summer.

Color: Color is the same as the overall stem structure.

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Source: Felt, P. E. Plant Galls and Gall Makers.
Jodhpur, India: Agrobios, 2001.
p 321, 322 (Figure 311)