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Midges - Diverse, small, two-winged flies that make up several families of Nematoceran (primate flies) and Diptera (true flies).

Mites - Tiny invertebrates more closely related to spiders and ticks.
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More Galls from Bonita

The flower-like gall is a willow rosette gall made by the midge Rabdophaga salicisbrassicoidis.

The bead galls are made by the willow gall mite Aculops tetanothrix.

Both galls are found on willow plants.




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