Family of flies, the gall midges or gall gnats.
Photographs of several flies in this family.
Information from Wikipedia on this family of flies, commonly known as gall midges or gall gnats. Although tiny, many are economically significant pests of crops.
Contarinia sorghicola: Sorghum Midge
Photograph of this insect and information on its hosts, symptoms, life cycle and description.
Dasineura oxycoccana: Blueberry Gall Midge
Photographs and a description of this species, its distribution, life history, plant damage and management.
Photographs of flies in this family found in North America, provided by BugGuide.
Photographs and a description of this predatory gall midge, its distribution, life cycle and use as a biological control of the twospotted spider mite.
Macrodiplosis quercusoruca: Vein Pocket Gall
Photographs of the gall caused by this midge, with information on its hosts, symptoms, life cycle and description.
Mayetiola destructor: Hessian Fly
Photograph of this insect, with information on its hosts plants and symptoms.
Prodiplosis longifila: Citrus Gall Midge
Photographs and a description of this species, its distribution, host plants, damage and management.
Photograph of galls on a coyote bush twig produced by the larvae of the twisted stem gall midge.
Photograph of galls on a coyote bush produced by the larvae of this bud gall midge.
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