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Species Monardia multiarticulata

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 Micromyinae (Wood Midges)
Tribe Micromyini
Genus Monardia
Species multiarticulata (Monardia multiarticulata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Monardia multiarticulata Felt, 1914
Size
Female: Length 3 mm (1)
Identification
Antennae extends to the third abdominal segment, thickly haired, yellowish brown, with 9 or more segments ● Mesonotum black, sparsely clothed with ferruginous hairs ● Abdomen brownish yellow ● Ovipositor, short and fuscous ● Halteres and legs mostly fuscous yellowish, the distal tarsal segment slightly fuscous (1)
Works Cited
1.Additions to the Gall Midge Fauna of New England
Felt, Ephraim Porter. 1914. Psyche: Journal of Entomology: vol. 21, 109-114.