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Genus Ampelomyia

Grape Tube Gallmaker - Ampelomyia viticola Grape Tube Gallmaker - Ampelomyia viticola Schizomyia vitiscoryloides - Ampelomyia vitiscoryloides Grape Gall - Ampelomyia vitiscoryloides Schizomyia viticolioides - Ampelomyia vitiscoryloides gall? on mustang grapevine - Ampelomyia vitispomum Schizomyia viticola? - Ampelomyia viticola larva - Ampelomyia vitiscoryloides
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 Cecidomyiidi
Tribe Asphondyliini
Genus Ampelomyia
Explanation of Names
From Greek ἄμπελος (ampelos), grape vine, and -myia meaning fly.
4 species (3 Nearctic, 1 in Japan)
Grape (Vitis spp.)
Print References
Elsayed, Ayman Khamis, Nami Uechi, Junichi Yukawa, and Makoto Tokuda. 2019. Ampelomyia, a new genus of Schizomyiina (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) associated with Vitis (Vitaceae) in the Palaearctic and Nearctic regions, with description of a new species from Japan. The Canadian Entomologist (abstract)