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Tribe Cecidomyiini

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Nematocera" (Non-Brachycera))
Infraorder Bibionomorpha (Gnats, Gall Midges, and March Flies)
Superfamily Sciaroidea (Fungus Gnats and Gall Midges)
Family Cecidomyiidae (Gall Midges and Wood Midges)
Subfamily Cecidomyiinae (Gall Midges)
Supertribe Cecidomyiidi
Tribe Cecidomyiini
Remarks
"This large tribe of 585 known species is exclusively plant-feeding. The distinguishing character is the makeup of the terminal papillae of the larvae: one pair is corniform and recurved and the remaining three pairs have short setae. Most Cecidomyiini have simple, untoothed tarsal claws and all are curved beyond midlength."(1)