Update for a catalog of the Cecidomyiidae (Diptera) of the world. Digital version 1.
This update to A Catalog of the Cecidomyiidae (Diptera) of the World (Gagné 2004b) will allow scientists
and others to track nomenclatural changes and the additional 680 species and 185 genera that have been described since
the cut-off date (sometime in 2003) for Gagné (2004b). The present totals are 6131 species and 783 genera, . This
update lists the taxonomic papers on the group known to me as of March 21, 2010. The original introduction that
follows is changed in minor ways to remain current, but the main points and modus operandi remain the same.
Some changes in presentation of the catalog are made here. All genera, species, and literature cited new to this
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