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Infraorder Bibionomorpha - Gnats, Gall Midges, and March Flies

small fly Dance fly? - Bibio albipennis - male Dip Larvae?   - Bibio A small fly on a thistle Bibio femoratus? - Bibio femoratus - female Vashon BioBlitz 2012 - ID for fly with long antennae? Macrocera - Macrocera inconcinna Sciaridae? - male
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)
Generally terrestrial, in contrast to other Nematocera which are predominantly aquatic.
Probably not a monophyletic assemblage. Ordered this way for convenience, based on the Tree of Life.

Most of the species, genera, and families belong to superfamily Sciaroidea, the fungus gnats and gall midges, which probably is monophyletic.
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