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Family Bolitophilidae

Fungus Gnat - Bolitophila Fungus Gnat - Bolitophila Fungus Gnat - Bolitophila Fungus Gnat - Bolitophila - female Tipulomorpha - Bolitophila
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 Bolitophilidae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Formerly a subfamily of Mycetophilidae
Explanation of Names
Bolitophilidae Winnertz 1863
20 spp. of a single genus in our area(1), ~60 spp. in 2 genera worldwide(2)