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Scientific Name: Terellia tussilaginis
Common Name: Gall Fly
Terellia tussilaginis, more commonly known as a Gall Fly, is mainly pale greeny yellow in colour with distinctive brown banding on its wings. Mainly to be seen around Burdock during June to August, where the larvae feed on Burdock and cause galls to form. Fairly frequent and widespread in Britain, at least in the southern half of the country.
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