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Species Schizomyia impatientis

Gall? - Schizomyia impatientis Schizomyia impatiens? - Schizomyia impatientis fruit gall on jewelweed - Schizomyia impatientis Jewelweed Gall larva - Schizomyia impatientis Jewelweed Galls - Schizomyia impatientis CecidomyiidaeX on Jewelweed - Schizomyia impatientis Cecidomyiidae on Jewelweed - Schizomyia impatientis Flower bud gall on Jewelweed - Schizomyia impatientis
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 Schizomyia
Species impatientis (Schizomyia impatientis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cecidomyia impatientis Osten Sacken, 1862
Explanation of Names
Genitive of Impatiens, the genus of jewelweed.
Eastern USA
Life Cycle
Larvae form large galls in flower buds of Impatiens, drop to the ground, and overwinter in soil.(1)
Works Cited
1.The Plant-Feeding Gall Midges of North America
Raymond J. Gagné. 1989. Cornell University Press.