Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Contarinia

leaf gall - Contarinia negundinis Galls on ashleaf maple (Acer negundo) - Contarinia undescribed-species-on-boxelder galls on box elder - Contarinia negundinis Ninebark galls - Contarinia Ninebark galls - Contarinia Cecidomyiinae, underside of leaf, Shingle Oak - Contarinia undescribed-species-on-oak Galls (?) on Pine Needles - Contarinia Galls (?) on Pine Needles - Contarinia
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 Cecidomyiidi
Tribe Cecidomyiini
Genus Contarinia
Explanation of Names
Author: Rondani, 1860
Internet References