gall fly

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gall fly:

see fruit flyfruit fly,
common name for any of the flies of the families Tephritidae and Drosophilidae. All fruit flies are very small insects that lay their eggs in various plant tissues.
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Here we have discussion of feeding by diverse assemblages, namely neotropical ants, social bees, lepidopterous defoliators, seed-sucking bugs, seed-chewing bugs, rhizophagous beetles, gall-inducing insects, detritivores, stored grain insects, tephritid fruit flies, sap-sucking aphidoid insects, hymenopterous parasitoids, predatory bugs, coccinellid beetles, green lacewings, and hematophages.
Plant architecture and meristem dynamics as the mechanisms determining the diversity gall-inducing insects.
Gall-inducing insects and their host plants the principal insect groups causing galls (in Australia)
Studying galls and their insects--how to go about knowing and appreciating galls and gall-inducing insects.
In a study conducted in Mexico and USA, species richness of gall-inducing insects was positively correlated with number of woody host plant species (Blanche & Ludwig 2001).