Forest Pests of North America
Native and Non-native insects, diseases, and weeds of urban, managed, and natural forests


Douglas-fir needle midge
Contarinia pseudotsugae Condrashoff, 1961

Representative Images(View more at Forestry Images)

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Douglas-fir needle midge
Contarinia pseudotsugae
Adult(s)
USDA Forest Service Archive
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Douglas-fir needle midge
Contarinia pseudotsugae
Immature(s)
Scott Tunnock
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Douglas-fir needle midge
Contarinia pseudotsugae
Damage
USDA Forest Service Archive
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Douglas-fir needle midge
Contarinia pseudotsugae
Damage
Scott Tunnock


Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Diptera
Suborder: Nematocera
Infraorder: Bibionomorpha
Family: Cecidomyiidae
Subfamily: Cecidomyiinae
Tribe: Cecidomyiini
Genus: Contarinia

Other System Links

ITIS: 124673
NPDN Pest: IOAHDEA


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References

Common Name Reference: VEG_DISTURBANCE_AGENTS table of the FSVeg Field Sampled Vegetation Data Dictionary version 1.3, dated March 12, 1999.
Scientific Name Reference: R.W. Poole and P. Gentili, Nomina Insecta Nearctica. 1996. Nomina insecta nearctica: a checklist of the insects of North America. Vol. 3. Rockville (MD): Entomological Information Services. Available at URL: http://www.nearctica.com/nomina/main.htm