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Subfamily Cecidomyiinae - Gall Midges

Cecidomyiidae (Aster) galls on female Sitka Willow - Rabdophaga rigidae Gall Midge - male Orange Midge Larvae on Purpletop Pinecone gall? - Rabdophaga Gall on Goldenrod, opened - Lasioptera solidaginis Grass deformity - Astictoneura muhlenbergiae black cherry stem gall  - Contarinia cerasiserotinae
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)
Identification
The gall-forming "Gall Midges" belong to this subfamily.
Adults have Rs absent and basitarsus much shorter than second segment of tarsus.
Remarks
General information on family page(1) applies to this subfamily as well.