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Species Hybolasioptera elymi

Wild rye cecidomyiid - Hybolasioptera elymi Cecidomyiidae, Virginia Wild Rye - Hybolasioptera elymi Cecidomyiidae, Virginia Wild Rye, a pupa - Hybolasioptera elymi Cecidomyiidae, Virginia Wild Rye, pupae & spent - Hybolasioptera elymi Cecidomyiidae, Virginia Wild Rye, 2 pupae - Hybolasioptera elymi Cecidomyiidae, an adult, dorsal - Hybolasioptera elymi Cecidomyiidae, an adult, lateral - Hybolasioptera elymi Cecidomyiidae, 2 spent pupae - Hybolasioptera elymi
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 Hybolasioptera
Species elymi (Hybolasioptera elymi)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hybolasioptera elymi Gagné 1969
Explanation of Names
Named for the host plant genus Elymus.
Range
Known from Kansas and Iowa. Larvae in Elymus virginicus (Virginia wild rye).
Print References
Gagné, Raymond J. 1969. A Tribal and Generic Revision of the Nearctic Lasiopteridi (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 62(6):1348–1364