swede midge (Contarinia nasturtii ) on cauliflower (Brassica oleracea var. botrytis) - 2134065

swede midge
Contarinia nasturtii (Kieffer, 1888)

Host: cauliflower (Brassica oleracea var. botrytis L.)
Descriptor: Larva(e)
Description: Swede midge larvae and feeding damage on cauliflower. Swede midge larvae prefer to feed on growing tips but in high densities they occupy the stem and the leaves.
Image type: Field
Image location: , United States

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Name: Mao Chen
Organization: Cornell University
Country: United States

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Image taken on Friday, January 27, 2006
Image uploaded on Tuesday, June 13, 2006
Image Information last updated on Saturday, January 23, 2016