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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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Description of a new genus and two new species of Cecidomyidae [sic], and six new species of acalyptrate Muscidae (Ephydridae and Milichiidae).
Most of the species of Toryminae are ectoparasitic on cecidogenus insects of the families Cecidomyidae and Cynipidae [54,27,15].