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Species Celticecis aciculata - Hackberry Aciculate Gall Midge

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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
Genus Celticecis (Hackberry Gall Midges)
Species aciculata (Hackberry Aciculate Gall Midge)
Explanation of Names
Author: Gagné, 2013. The name aciculata refers to the abruptly narrowed and pointed gall apex. (1)
Range
Georgia and Florida west to Arizona. (1)
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.