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Superfamily Sciaroidea - Fungus Gnats and Gall Midges

Fungus Gnat fungus gnat - Boletina Predatory Midge? - Cordyla Black fly? red gall - Dasineura pellex A small fly on a thistle Cecidomyiidae (Tall Thoroughwort) - Neolasioptera perfoliata Cecidomyiidae, spent pupae - Dasineura
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)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Mycetophilidae sensu lato
Food
The typical larval food is fungus but some have evolved to be predatory (Keroplatidae, Aphidoletes) and others form plant galls (Cecidomyiinae)