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Species Lasioptera solidaginis

Cecidomyiidae, gall on Goldenrod, other side - Lasioptera solidaginis Cecidomyiidae, gall on Goldenrod, larger emergent hole - Lasioptera solidaginis Gall on Goldenrod, smaller emergent hole - Lasioptera solidaginis Gall on Goldenrod, opened - Lasioptera solidaginis Cecidomyiidae, larva - Lasioptera solidaginis larva - Lasioptera solidaginis Goldenrod Gall Fly, lateralX - Lasioptera solidaginis Goldenrod Gall Fly, dorsal - Lasioptera solidaginis
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)
Supertribe Lasiopteridi
Tribe Lasiopterini
Genus Lasioptera
Species solidaginis (Lasioptera solidaginis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lasioptera solidaginis Osten Sacken 1863
Explanation of Names
Named after the genus Solidago, goldenrod.
Range
Eastern USA