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Tribe Oligotrophini

Coyote Brush Bud Gall Midge - Rhopalomyia californica rosette gall on canada goldenrod, Solidago canadensis - Rhopalomyia Unid Leafminer Dsg7 - Rhopalomyia inquisitor-maybe Cecidomyiidae on Prairie Sage - Rhopalomyia Parasitica on Cecidomyiidae in Stiff Goldenrod, larva, ventral - Rhopalomyia Gall on Lonicera subspicata - Rhopalomyia? - Lonicerae Aciurina bigeloviae - Rhopalomyia Galls - Rhopalomyia anthophila
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 Lasiopteridi
Tribe Oligotrophini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Oligotrophini Felt (1908)
Rhopalomyiini Rübsaamen & Hedicke (1926)
Numbers
Contains 7 genera:
Chiosperma Gagné
Helianthecis Gagné
Lonicerae Gagné
Oligotrophus Latreille
Psectrosema Kieffer
Rhopalomyia Rübsaamen
Walshomyia Felt
Print References
Gagné, Raymond J. 2016. Three new genera and three new species of Nearctic Lasiopteridi (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae: Cecidomyiinae) from Asteraceae and Caprifoliaceae, and the tribe Rhopalomyiini subsumed under Oligotrophini. Zootaxa 4158 (3): 403–418.