Image Number: 5472892

Reddish-purple spikes on upper surface of grape leaf are grape tube galls formed by a midge, Schizomyia viticola (also known as Cecidomyia viticola).
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UKREC - Princeton, Kentucky, United States


Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Diptera
Suborder: Nematocera
Infraorder: Bibionomorpha
Family: Cecidomyiidae
Subfamily: Cecidomyiinae
Tribe: Asphondyliini
Genus: Schizomyia
Subject: Schizomyia viticola (Osten Sacken, 1862)


Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Rhamnales
Family: Vitaceae
Genus: Vitis
Subject: Vitis spp. L.
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Image last updated:
Tuesday, September 11, 2012