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Related to Keroplatidae: Mycetophilidae
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Noun1.Mycetophilidae - fungus gnats
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Nematocera, suborder Nematocera - mosquitoes; fungus gnats; crane flies; gnats; sand flies
fungus gnat - mosquito-like insect whose larvae feed on fungi or decaying vegetation
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Fungus Gnats (Diptera: Bolitophilidae, Keroplatidae and Mycetophilidae) from the Maltese islands.
Among the few dipteran larvae that capture fast-moving, adult insects are those of Vermileonidae, which construct pitfall traps in the soil (Devetak 2008) and some Keroplatidae, which construct sticky webs (Baker & Merritt 2003).