What is another word for Family Cecidomyidae?

Pronunciation: [fˈamɪli sˈɛsɪdˌɒmɪˌɪdiː] (IPA)

The Family Cecidomyidae is a group of insects commonly known as gall midges. These tiny flies belong to the Diptera order and are characterized by their ability to form distinctive galls on plants. Other synonyms for Family Cecidomyidae include gall gnats, gall flies, and gall midges. These insects have a unique biology and are considered important in maintaining the balance of ecosystems. They are known to have a significant impact on crops and fruit production due to their scavenging and pollinating activities. With over 6,000 species, the Cecidomyidae family is one of the most diverse and ubiquitous insect families in the world.

Synonyms for Family cecidomyidae:

What are the hypernyms for Family cecidomyidae?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Animalia (Animals), Order Diptera (true flies), class Insecta (insects).

Related words: Cecidomyiidae, cecidomyid, cecidomyiid, Coccidioides immitis, Penicillium marneffei, Cladosporium cladosporioides, Clastidium terebrans

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