Contarinia sorghicola

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Contarinia sorghicola adult on sorghum (cropped) (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Frank Peairs, Colorado State University
Source: IPM Images
Contarinia sorghicola adult on sorghum (cropped) (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Alton N. Sparks, Jr., University of Georgia
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Contarinia sorghicola (Coquillett, 1899) - (sorghum midge)

The gall midge attacks the flowers and developing grains of sorghum. The prepupal diapause in the grain may last several years.

Synonyms:
Stenodiplosis sorghicola

Vernacular names
• English: sorghum midge
• Español: mosquita del sorgo
• Français: cécidomyie du sorgho
• Português: mosca-do-sorgo