Sorghum Midge

sorghum midgeSorghum Midge

Scientific name: Contarinia sorghicola (Coquillet)
(Diptera: Cedidomyiidae)

Facts: Sorghum midge adults are reddish and smaller than a sorghum seed. Their eggs are deposited in sorghum seed at the time that head bloom. The larvae develop inside the seeds.

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