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Superfamily Sciaroidea - Fungus Gnats and Gall Midges

Fungus Gnat with notal & wing pattern grape leaf galls - Vitisiella gall - Neolasioptera farinosa Fly IMG_1335 - male Gnat - female Sciaridae - female Small fly - female Midge sp.
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)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Mycetophilidae sensu lato
Food
The typical larval food is fungus but some have evolved to be predatory (Keroplatidae, Aphidoletes) and others form plant galls (Cecidomyiinae)