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New cynipidae

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Neuroterus flavipes, n. sp. Gall:— A hard woody swelling of the mid-rib or one of the main veins of a leaf, the leaf becoming much wrinkled and deformed as the result. Large galls measure three-fourths of an inch in length and one-fourth of an inch in width. The flies usually escape from the upper surface, sometimes through a slightly raised teat-like projection.

Galls were gathered at Ames, Iowa, July 6, 1888, from which the flies had already begun to issue.

Gall-fly:— Female.— Head thorax and abdomen black; antennae and legs light yellow; length, I. 6mm. (1 inch=25.4 mm).

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