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Noun1.Cecidomyidae - gall midges
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Diptera, order Diptera - a large order of insects having a single pair of wings and sucking or piercing mouths; includes true flies and mosquitoes and gnats and crane flies
gall gnat, gall midge, gallfly - fragile mosquito-like flies that produce galls on plants
genus Mayetiola, Mayetiola - a genus of Cecidomyidae
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Psychodidae), several Cecidomyidae as Lestremia leucophea, Mycodiplosis coniphaga, Rhopolomya sp.
Description of a new genus and two new species of Cecidomyidae [sic], and six new species of acalyptrate Muscidae (Ephydridae and Milichiidae).
Peacock and McCann's (2010) biography clearly demonstrates White's qualities as scientist, his vast output that was not limited to grasshoppers, but extended to orthopteroids in general, to vertebrates, and also impressive studies on Cecidomyidae (White 1950).