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Diadocidia ferruginosa

(Diadocidia ferruginosa)

Description

Diadocidia ferruginosa is a Palearctic species of 'fungus gnats' in the family Mycetophilidae. They live as larvae in long dry silken tubes under bark or in rotten wood (Edwards 1925) and probably feed on fungal mycelia (Zaitzev 1994) or spores (Matile 1997). Also associated with Peniophora -

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Insecta
Order:Diptera
Family:Diadocidiidae
Genus:Diadocidia
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