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Supertribe Lasiopteridi

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

Tribe Alycaulini
Genus Asteromyia
Species carbonifera - Asteromyia carbonifera
Species euthamiae - Asteromyia euthamiae
Species gutierreziae - Asteromyia gutierreziae
Species modesta - Asteromyia modesta
Species tumifica - Asteromyia tumifica
No Taxon clarkeae or laeviana
Genus Astictoneura
Species muhlenbergiae - Astictoneura muhlenbergiae
Genus Calamomyia
Genus Chilophaga
Species virgati - Switchgrass Gall Midge
Genus Meunieriella
Species on-smilax - Undescribed species that causes Smilax leaf spot galls
Genus Neolasioptera
Species allioniae - Neolasioptera allioniae
Species boehmeriae - Neolasioptera boehmeriae
Species clematidis - Neolasioptera clematidis
Species convolvuli - Neolasioptera convolvuli
Species cornicola - Neolasioptera cornicola
Species desmodii - Neolasioptera desmodii
Species eupatorii - Neolasioptera eupatorii
Species farinosa - Neolasioptera farinosa
Species impatientifolia - Neolasioptera impatientifolia
Species imprimata - Neolasioptera imprimata
Species lathami - Neolasioptera lathami
Species lycopi - Neolasioptera lycopi
Species monardi - Neolasioptera monardi
Species nodulosa - Nodular Stem Gall Midge
Species perfoliata - Neolasioptera perfoliata
Species truncata - Neolasioptera truncata
Species verbesinae - Neolasioptera verbesinae
Species vernoniae - Neolasioptera vernoniae
Species vitinea - Neolasioptera vitinea
Species willistoni - Neolasioptera willistoni
No Taxon Species Causing Aster Stem Swellings
Species undescribed-species-on-erechtites - Neolasioptera undescribed-species-on-erechtites
Species possible-new-species-on-galium - Neolasioptera possible-new-species-on-galium
Species species-on-lithospermum - Neolasioptera species-on-lithospermum
Species helianthi - sunflower seed midge
Tribe Dasineurini
Genus Dasineura
Species carbonaria - Dasineura carbonaria
Species communis - Dasineura communis
Species crataegibedeguar - Dasineura crataegibedeguar
Species gleditchiae - Dasineura gleditchiae
Species investita - Dasineura investita
Species lupinorum - Lupine Leaf Gall Midge
Species parthenocissi - Dasineura parthenocissi
Species pellex - Dasineura pellex
Species pilosa - Dasineura pilosa
Species pudibunda - Dasineura pudibunda
Species salicifoliae - Dasineura salicifoliae
Species serrulatae - Dasineura serrulatae
Species trifolii - Dasineura trifolii
Species tumidosae - Dasineura tumidosae
Species undescribed-symphoricarpos - Undescribed species on snowberry
No Taxon Pteridium marginal leaf folds
No Taxon Dogwood stem galls
Genus Janetiella
Species ulmii - Janetiella ulmii
Genus Rabdophaga
Species rigidae - Willow Beaked-Gall Midge
Species salicisbrassicoides - Willow Rosette Gall Midge
Species strobiloides - Willow Pinecone Gall Midge
Genus Vitisiella
Species brevicauda - Vitisiella brevicauda
No Taxon "Dasineura" silvestrii
Tribe Lasiopterini
Genus Hybolasioptera
Species elymi - Hybolasioptera elymi
Genus Lasioptera
Species ephedrae - Lasioptera ephedrae
Species lorrainae - Lasioptera lorrainae
Species solidaginis - Lasioptera solidaginis
Species vitis - Lasioptera vitis
Genus Ozirhincus
Species millefolii - Ozirhincus millefolii
Tribe Oligotrophini
Genus Lonicerae
Species lonicera - Lonicerae lonicera
Genus Rhopalomyia
Species anthophila - Rhopalomyia anthophila
Species audibertiae - Sage Leaf Gall Midge
Species baccharis - Coyote Brush Twisted Stem Gall Midge
Species californica - Coyote Brush Bud Gall Midge
Species chrysothamni - Rhopalomyia chrysothamni
Species clarkei - Rhopalomyia clarkei
Species ericameriae - Rhopalomyia ericameriae
Species fusiformae - Rhopalomyia fusiformae
Species grossulariae - Gooseberry gall midge
Species hirtipes - Rhopalomyia hirtipes
Species inquisitor-maybe - Rhopalomyia inquisitor, maybe
Species lobata - Rhopalomyia lobata
Species pedicellata - Rhopalomyia pedicellata
Species pomum - Sponge Gall Midge
Species solidaginis - Goldenrod Bunch Gall
Species undescribed-species-on-amorpha - Rhopalomyia undescribed-species-on-amorpha
No Taxon undescribed species on Salvia
Genus Walshomyia
Genus Acericecis
Species ocellaris - Ocellate Gall Midge
Genus Camptoneuromyia
Genus Celticecis - Hackberry Gall Midges
Species aciculata - Hackberry Aciculate Gall Midge
Species capsularis - Hackberry Rosette Gall Midge
Species celtiphyllia - Hackberry Acorn Gall Midge
Species connata - Hackberry Aggregate Gall Midge
Species cornuata - Hackberry Horn Gall Midge
Species globosa - Hackberry Globular Leaf Gall Midge
Species ovata - Hackberry Tenpin Gall Midge
Species oviformis - Hackberry Spherical Stem Gall Midge
Species pubescens - Hackberry Pubescent Gall Midge
Species pyriformis - Hackberry Pear-shaped Gall Midge
Species ramicola - Hackberry Columnar Stem Gall Midge
Species spiniformis - Hackberry Thorn Gall Midge
Species subulata - Hackberry Awl-shaped Gall Midge
Genus Craneiobia
Species tuba - Craneiobia tuba
Genus Cupressatia
Species thujae - Redcedar Cone Midge
Genus Cystiphora
Species sonchi - Cystiphora sonchi
Species schmidti - Rush skeletonweed gall midge
Genus Iteomyia
Genus Gliaspilota
Species glutinosa - Hickory Sticky Leaf Spot Midge
Genus Mayetiola
Species destructor - Hessian Fly
Genus Piceacecis - Spruce Shoot Gall Midges
Species tsugae - White Spruce Shoot Gall Midge
Genus Primavera
Species porrecta - Elm Samara Midge
Genus Procystiphora
Genus Ribesia
Genus Sackenomyia
Species commota - Sackenomyia commota
Genus Trotteria
No Taxon Liliales Galls Caused by Undescribed Midges
Genus Peracecis
Species fugitiva - Peracecis fugitiva