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Rabbitbrush Hairy Bud Gall

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A tephritid fruit fly (Procecidochares sp.) induces galls covered with whitish pubescence on rabbitbrush (Chrysothamnus nauseosus). The adult tephritid flies emerge in the late spring or early summer and mate soon afterward. Females oviposit one to six eggs in a … Continue reading

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