Ireland

Saddle gall midge

Haplodiplosis marginata

Description

Adult about 4.0-4.5 mm long, hairy, yellowish, thorax dark brown, abdomen red.
Larva about 5 mm long, whitish and later orange-red to red, body divided into 14 distinct segments, sternal spatula situated ventrally on 1st thoracic segment, apodous, no conspicuous head capsule.