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Species Lasioptera solidaginis

Cecidomyiidae, gall on Goldenrod, other side - Lasioptera solidaginis Gall on Goldenrod, opened - Lasioptera solidaginis Cecidomyiinae, stem gall of an undetermined plant  - Lasioptera solidaginis Cecidomyiinae, pupae - Lasioptera solidaginis Cecidomyiinae, lateral - Lasioptera solidaginis Cecidomyiidae, stem gall - Lasioptera solidaginis Cecidomyiidae, lateral - Lasioptera solidaginis Cecidomyiidae, lateral - 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