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Species Mycetophila fisherae

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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 Mycetophilidae (Fungus Gnats)
Subfamily Mycetophilinae
Tribe Mycetophilini
Genus Mycetophila
Species fisherae (Mycetophila fisherae)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Mycetophila fisherae Laffoon, 1957
Explanation of Names
Probably named for entomologist Elizabeth Fisher (1909-2000), who worked on fungus gnats from the 1930s to the 1950s.
Range
Fairly widespread (BC to NB, south to GA, west to CO & TX)