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Species Zygoneura calthella

Zygoneura calthella - male Zygoneura calthella - male Zygoneura calthella - male
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 Sciaridae (Dark-winged Fungus Gnats)
Genus Zygoneura
Species calthella (Zygoneura calthella)
Explanation of Names
Authors: Eiseman, Heller & Rulik 2016
Named for the host plant, Caltha palustris.
Print References
Eiseman, Charles S., Kai Heller and Björn Rulik. 2016. A New Leaf-Mining Dark-Winged Fungus Gnat (Diptera: Sciaridae), with Notes on Other Insect Associates of Marsh Marigold (Ranunculaceae: Caltha palustris L.). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 118(4):519-532.