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Genus Celticecis - Hackberry Gall Midges

Insect Galls - Celticecis capsularis Cecidomyiidae (hackberry), larva - Celticecis globosa galls - Celticecis spiniformis hackberry gall - Celticecis globosa Hackberry Gall (hairy star) - Celticecis capsularis Hackberry midge gall - Celticecis cornuata Hackberry Galls - Celticecis Hackberry Thorn Gall Midge (Celticecis spiniformis) - Celticecis
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
Genus Celticecis (Hackberry Gall Midges)
21 described species. (1)
Galls are formed on various species of hackberry (Celtis).(1)
Print References
Mapes, Carol C. and Duncan F. Brown. 2018. Expansion of the Northeastern Range of Selected North American Gall Forming Midges (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae: Celticecis spp.) on Hackberries (Cannabaceae: Celtis spp.). Transactions of the American Entomological Society 144(1):179-196. (abstract)
Works Cited
1.The North American gall midges (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) of hackberries (Cannabaceae: Celtis spp.)
Raymond J. Gagné and John C. Moser. 2013. The American Entomological Society.