fungus gnat


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Noun1.fungus gnat - minute blackish gregarious flies destructive to mushrooms and seedlings
dipteran, dipteron, dipterous insect, two-winged insects - insects having usually a single pair of functional wings (anterior pair) with the posterior pair reduced to small knobbed structures and mouth parts adapted for sucking or lapping or piercing
genus Sciara - type genus of the Sciaridae: fungus gnat
armyworm - larva of fungus gnat that feed on cereals and other grains; they march in large companies in regular order when the food is exhausted
2.fungus gnat - mosquito-like insect whose larvae feed on fungi or decaying vegetation
dipteran, dipteron, dipterous insect, two-winged insects - insects having usually a single pair of functional wings (anterior pair) with the posterior pair reduced to small knobbed structures and mouth parts adapted for sucking or lapping or piercing
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Tomato seedlings ATHE fungus gnat is the likely culprit.
Molecular phylogeny of the fungus gnat family Mycetophilidae (Diptera, Mycetophiliformia).
Bradysia floribunda Mohrig, a dark-winged fungus gnat (Diptera: Sciaridae), is the pseudocopulatory pollinator of Lepanthes glicensteinii Luer (Pleurothallidinae) in Costa Rica (Blanco & Barboza, 2005).
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The traps were removed each month and sent to the Laboratory of Forest Entomology of the Federal University of Lavras in Lavras, Minas Gerais State, Brazil where the fungus gnat adults per trap and nursery sector (CS, CV and MJC) were counted with the help of a stereoscopic microscope (40x).
* Fungus gnats: Adult black gnats fly around the plant but do no damage.
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