Gall Contents Hyperkey Introduction

This hypertext key can be used to help identify most of the common insects found in Goldenrod Ball Galls. To use the key, simply click on the  left-hand number which corresponds with most correct description (you may also click on the description). Follow the hyperlinks from page to page until you reach an endpoint, which should be the name of the insect found within the gall.  In the event that you find an empty gall, the key will help determine what happened to the fly larva.  Once you have identified the contents of the gall (or the animal that killed the fly larva), you can get more information on that animal by clicking on it's name.

Gall with hole
Gall with no hole

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