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Genus Planetella

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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)
Supertribe Cecidomyiidi
Genus Planetella
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Planetella Westwood, 1840
Hormomyia Loew, 1850
Identification
Antennae with more than 12 flagellomeres. Front of thorax usually extends over head.
Range
Holarctic
Food
On Carex or Cyperus (Cyperaceae)(1)