Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Family Diadocidiidae

Dipteran 30 - Diadocidia ferruginosa fungus gnat - Diadocidia ferruginosa - male Fly - Diadocidia ferruginosa - female
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 Diadocidiidae
Explanation of Names
Diadocidiidae Winnertz 1863
Numbers
3 spp. in a single genus in our area, ~40 spp. in 4 or 6 genera total(1)(2)