fungus gnat
noun Date: 1884 any of various small dipteran flies (families Mycetophilidae and Sciaridae) resembling mosquitoes and having larvae that feed on fungi and decaying organic matter

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  • Fungus gnat — Fungus gnats are small, dark, short lived flies, of the families Sciaridae, Diadocidiidae, Ditomyiidae, Keroplatidae, Bolitophilidae and Mycetophilidae (order Diptera), sometimes placed in the superfamily Mycetophiloidea, whose larvae feed on… …   Wikipedia

  • fungus gnat — см. Приложение 1 (Sciara coprophila). (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • fungus gnat — fungus gnat. См. ратный червь. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • fungus gnat — any of several mosquitolike insects of the family Mycetophilidae, the larvae of which feed on fungi or decaying vegetation. [1880 85] * * * ▪ insect also called  mushroom fly  or  dark winged fungus gnat   any member of two families of insects in …   Universalium

  • fungus gnat — noun 1. minute blackish gregarious flies destructive to mushrooms and seedlings • Syn: ↑sciara, ↑sciarid • Hypernyms: ↑dipterous insect, ↑two winged insects, ↑dipteran, ↑dipteron • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gnat — (PronEng|næt, nat ) is a colloquial name for many small insects in the order Diptera and specifically within the suborder Nematocera. The males often assemble together in large mating swarms, particularly at dusk, called a ghost .Gnat larvae are… …   Wikipedia

  • gnat — gnatlike, adj. /nat/, n. 1. any of certain small flies, esp. the biting gnats or punkies of the family Ceratopogonidae, the midges of the family Chironomidae, and the black flies of the family Simuliidae. 2. Brit. mosquito. 3. strain at a gnat… …   Universalium

  • Sciara (gnat) — Sciara Sciara analis Schiner, 1864 Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Hypoaspis miles — Taxobox | name = Hypoaspis miles regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Arachnida subclassis = Acari ordo = Parasitiformes familia = Laelapidae subfamilia = Hypoaspidinae genus = Hypoaspis species = H. miles binomial = Hypoaspis miles… …   Wikipedia

  • Arachnocampa — Taxobox name = Arachnocampa image caption = Arachnocampa luminosa larvae regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Hexapoda classis = Insecta subclassis = Pterygota infraclassis = Neoptera superordo = Endopterygota| ordo = Diptera subordo …   Wikipedia

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