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Unidentified Heringia ss. (Unidentified Heringia Ss. Hoverflies)

Date 29 June 2006 (Date may be unnatural as specimen was cultured, reared, grown or otherwise kept in captivity)
OS grid ref TQ31
Lat/Lon 50° 50' N, 0° 0' W
Location Vice County: East Sussex, VC14, England
Voucher 29/06/2006[Z]
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Stage or state Larva
Record Summary 2 larvae in Pemphigus bursarius galls on Lombardy Poplar
Associated organism: in live gall of Pemphigus bursarius
Identification Notes: From Pemphigus bursarius galls (29 June 06 [A]) on Lombardy Poplar (29 June 06 [B]).

Three intact galls and one cut in half (which had a larva in it) kept in a plastic box lined with kitchen paper. Dampened a couple of times. They went a bit mouldy but 2 females emerged (the second on 20 July 06).

Unfortunately only the males can be identified to species in this genus.

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