Species of Gall Midge from Great Smoky Mountains National Park is first of its genus in New World

Main report: New Species of Fly from Great Smoky Mountains National Park
(Entomology Today)
Other Reporting: Bugguide.net
Scientific Paper: Insecta Mundi   
New Taxa: Neostenoptera appalachiensis
Species named for: the Appalachians
Categories: Insects | New Species
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A new article by Michael Ferro and John Plakidas describes a new species of fly that was collected in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Neostenoptera appalachiensis is a gall midge, and it is the first record of the genus Neostenoptera in the New World.

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