First report of the Australian gall midge Actilasioptera tumidifolium Gagné, 1999 (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) from Andaman Islands, India

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Duraikannu Vasanthakumar
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0900-9952
Radhesyam Murlidhar Sharma
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7010-2876

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Actilasioptera tumidifolium Gagné, 1999 is reported as a new record from Andaman Islands, India.  A brief diagnosis and images of its diagnostic characters are given to facilitate easy identification. 

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Vasanthakumar, D. and Sharma, R.M. 2019. First report of the Australian gall midge Actilasioptera tumidifolium Gagné, 1999 (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) from Andaman Islands, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 11, 9 (Jul. 2019), 14242–14243. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.4629.11.9.14242-14243.
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