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


balsam gall midge
Paradiplosis tumifex Gagne, 1978



Representative Images(View more at Forestry Images)

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balsam gall midge
Paradiplosis tumifex
Adult(s)
Ronald S. Kelley
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balsam gall midge
Paradiplosis tumifex
Damage
Ronald S. Kelley


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: Paradiplosis

Other System Links

ITIS: 124771
NPDN Pest: IOAHAKA


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References

Common Name Reference: Bosik, J. J. Common Names of Insects and Related Organisms 1997. Lanham, MD: Entomological Society of America (ESA), 1997. 232 pp.
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