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


spruce gall midge
Dasineura piceae (Felt, 1926)

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spruce gall midge
Dasineura piceae
Damage
Steven Katovich


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: Oligotrophini
Genus: Dasineura

Other System Links

ITIS: 123957
NPDN Pest: IOAHDJA


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References

Common Name Reference: Furniss, R.L. and Carolin, V.M. 1977. Western forest insects. U.S.D.A. Forest Service. Misc. Publ. 1339, Wash. D.C., 654 pp.
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