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Subfamily Cecidomyiinae - Gall Midges

Gall Midge - Asphondylia helianthiglobulus Phytophaga violicola, Violet Gall Midge? - female Another larva from gall on an oak leaf - Polystepha pilulae gall midge - Monarthropalpus flavus Willow Pinecone Gall Midge (Rabdophaga strobiloides)? Neolasioptera from Vernonia baldwinii - Neolasioptera vernoniae leaf mines on hickory - Gliaspilota glutinosa Dasineura communis
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)
Identification
The gall-forming "Gall Midges" belong to this subfamily.
Adults have Rs absent and basitarsus much shorter than second segment of tarsus.
Remarks
General information on family page(1) applies to this subfamily as well.