Fungus Gnat species Mycetophilidae gen. sp. Newman, 1834    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Diptera   >   Family Mycetophilidae   >   Genus Mycetophilidae gen.   


This large and diverse family of insects is found worldwide. Many species have highly specialized relationships with specific fungi. BugGuide cites 620 species in 70 genera in North America.

There are 4 records in the project database.

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A Fungus Gnat species in Montgomery Co., Maryland (1/6/2018). Verified by John F. Carr/BugGuide. Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

Fungus Gnats (family Mycetophilidae) mating at Jemicy School in Baltimore Co., Maryland (10/4/2013). Photo by Emily Stanley. (MBP list)

A Fungus Gnat sp. in Harford Co., Maryland (3/17/2018). Determined by John F. Carr/BugGuide. Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

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