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Subfamily Cecidomyiinae - Gall Midges

Galls on Goldenrod - underside view - Asteromyia carbonifera Rudbeckia gall - Asphondylia rudbeckiaeconspicua Dark winged fungus Gnat(s)? larva - Neolasioptera species-on-lithospermum Leaf gall ? - Dasineura tumidosae Gall on puccoon (Lithospermum sp.) - Neolasioptera species-on-lithospermum Vitisiella spp. - Vitisiella Leaf Gall / top view - Asteromyia
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.