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Species Rhopalomyia undescribed-species-on-amorpha

Rhopalomyia galls on leadplant - Rhopalomyia undescribed-species-on-amorpha Gall? - Rhopalomyia undescribed-species-on-amorpha Cecidomyiidae, galls on Lead plant - Rhopalomyia undescribed-species-on-amorpha Cecidomyiidae, galls on Lead plant leaves/leaf veins - Rhopalomyia undescribed-species-on-amorpha Rhopalomyia undescribed-species-on-amorpha Gall - Rhopalomyia undescribed-species-on-amorpha Cecidomyiinae galls on Lead Plant, gnawed on - Rhopalomyia undescribed-species-on-amorpha Cecidomyiinae gallX  - Rhopalomyia undescribed-species-on-amorpha
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
Genus Rhopalomyia
Species undescribed-species-on-amorpha (Rhopalomyia undescribed-species-on-amorpha)
Range
MN, NE, KS (1)
Remarks
Forms galls on Amorpha canescens. "Galls are reddish and about 4 mm long. They have been attributed to either Rhopalomyia or Diarthronomyia (the second now a subgenus of the first), but the gall makers were apparently not preserved." (1)
Works Cited
1.The Plant-Feeding Gall Midges of North America
Raymond J. Gagné. 1989. Cornell University Press.