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Subfamily Cecidomyiinae - Gall Midges

Sub mm Fly gall - Asteromyia tumifica Harmandia - red aspen leaf gall - Harmandia Galls on Yellow Crownbeard - Schizomyia verbesinae Pouch galls on red oak - Macrodiplosis majalis Another hawthorn gall - Blaesodiplosis crataegifolia Unid Leafminer WWsc9 - Asteromyia carbonifera Schizomyia sp.? - Schizomyia viticola
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.