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Infraorder Bibionomorpha - Gnats, Gall Midges, and March Flies

leaf gall on pin oak - Polystepha Bib2 Cecidomyiidae, hardened gall - Asphondylia helianthiglobulus Black fly - Penthetria heteroptera - male March Fly - Bibio slossonae - female Mating fungus gnats - male - female Dipteran unidentified insect - Bibio vestitus - female
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)
Habitat
Generally terrestrial, in contrast to other Nematocera which are predominantly aquatic.
Remarks
Probably not a monophyletic assemblage. Ordered this way for convenience, based on the Tree of Life.

Most of the species, genera, and families belong to superfamily Sciaroidea, the fungus gnats and gall midges, which probably is monophyletic.
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