Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Raymond Gagne

Adjunct Scientist (Emeritus, USDA/SEL)
Department / Division
Research Interests

Systematics of gall midges (Cecidomyiidae)

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Publications
Article
  • Gagné, Raymond J. 2016. "Anthodiplosis eutrochii, n. sp. (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), the Flower-Bud Gallmaker of Joe Pye Weed in North America." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 118 (1):27–36. https://doi.org/10.4289/0013-8797.118.1.27
  • Gagné, Raymond J. 2016. "Three new genera and three new species of Nearctic Lasiopteridi (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae: Cecidomyiinae) from Asteraceae and Caprifoliaceae, and the tribe Rhopalomyiini subsumed under Oligotrophini." Zootaxa 4158 (3):403–418. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4158.3.6
  • Kolesik, Peter and Gagne, Raymond J. 2016. "Revision of early taxa of Australian gall midges (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae)." Zootaxa 4205 (4):301–338. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4205.4.1
  • Gagné, Raymond J. and Etienne, Jean. 2015. "Three new genera and three new species of Lasiopteridi (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) on Rubiaceae from Guadeloupe, French West Indies, and a key to genera of Neotropical Lasiopteridi unplaced to tribe." Zootaxa 4028 (4):511–526. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4028.4.3
  • LÓpez, J. Manuel Perilla, Johnson, Paul J., Gagné, Raymond J., and Boe, Arvid. 2015. "A new species of Stenodiplosis (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) on Spartina grasses (Poaceae) with notes on its biology and its parasitoid Tetrastichus bromi (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae)." Zootaxa 4057 (1):115–124. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4057.1.7
  • Gagné, Raymond J. 2014. [Book review] "The Porricondylinae of Seweden, with notes on extralimital species." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 116 (2):371–372.
  • Gagné, Raymond J., Barosh, Theresa, and Kephart, Susan. 2014. "A new species of Dasineura Rondani (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) in flower galls of Camassia (Asparagaceae; Agavoideae) in the Pacific Northwest, USA." Zootaxa 3900 (2):271–278. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3900.2.7
  • Gagné, Raymond J. and Graney, Lorraine. 2014. "Piceacecis (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), a new genus for a non-native pest of Norway spruce from Europe and its North American relative." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 116 (4):378–393.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. 2013. "Four new genera of Nearctic Cecidomyiidae (Diptera) for species previously incorrectly placed." Zootaxa 3701 (2):148–158. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3701.2.2
  • Gagne, Raymond J. and Doganlar, M. 2013. "A new species of Celticecis (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) on Celtis caucasica (Cannabaceae)from Turkey." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 115 (4):311–315. https://doi.org/10.4289/0013-8797.115.4.311
  • Gagne, Raymond J. and Moser, John C. 2013. "The North American gall midges (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) Of hackberries (Cannabaceae: Celtis spp.)." Memoirs of the American Entomological Society 49:1–103.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. 2009. "Taxonomy of Janetiella Thymi (Kieffer) (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) and of the Species Formerly in Janetiella that Feed on Vitis (Vitaceae)." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 111 (2):399–409. https://doi.org/10.4289/0013-8797-111.2.399
  • Gagné, Raymond J., Wright, Susan A., Purcell, Matthew F., Brown, Bradley T., Pratt, Paul D., and Center, Ted D. 2009. "Description of the Larva of Lophodiplosis Trifida, an Australian Gall Midge (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) and Biocontrol Agent of Paperbark in Florida, USA." The Florida Entomologist 92 (4):593–597. https://doi.org/10.1653/024.092.0410
  • Muratori, Frédéric B., Gagné, Raymond J., and Messing, Russell H. 2009. "Ecological traits of a new aphid parasitoid, Endaphis fugitiva (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), and its potential for biological control of the banana aphid, Pentalonia nigronervosa (Hemiptera: Aphididae)." Biological Control 50 (2):185–193. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2009.04.007
  • Gagné, Raymond J. 2008. "Donald Morgan Anderson 1930-2005 - Obituary." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 110 (1):263–264. https://doi.org/10.4289/0013-8797-110.1.263
  • Gagné, Raymond J. and Hibbard, Kenneth L. 2008. "New species of Cecidomyia (Diptera : Cecidomyiidae) feeding on resin of baldcypress." The Florida Entomologist 91 (3):431–435. https://doi.org/10.1653/0015-4040(2008)91[431:ANSOCD]2.0.CO
  • Gagné, Raymond J. and Menjivar, R. 2008. "A new species of Schizomyia (Diptera : Cecidomyiidae), a pest of Fernaldia pandurata (Apocynaceae) in Central America." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 110 (2):284–291. https://doi.org/10.4289/07-053.1
  • Gagné, Raymond J., Pena, J. E., and Acevedo, F. E. 2008. "A new lestodiplosine (Diptera : Cecidomyiidae) preying on the avocado lace bug, Pseudacysta perseae (Heteroptera : Tingidae) in Southern Florida." The Florida Entomologist 91 (1):43–48. https://doi.org/10.1653/0015-4040(2008)091[0043:ANLDCP]2.0.CO
  • Gagné, Raymond J. 2006. [Book review] "Biology, Ecology, and Evolution of Gall-inducing Arthropods." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 108 (4):1011–1014.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. and Etienne, J. 2006. "Gephyraulus mangiferae (Felt), n. comb. (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), a mango pest from India newly recorded from the Western Hemipshere." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 108 (4):930–937.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. 2000. [Book review] "Identification of North American Porricondyline Larvae (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) by John D. Plakidas." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 102:227–228.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. 1999. "Obituary: Alan Stone." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 101:911–913.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. 1999. [Book review] "Contributions to a Manual of Palaearctic Diptera (with Special Reference to Flies of Ecomonic Importance), Vol. 2, Nematocera and Lower Brachycera." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 100:831–833.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. 1999. [Book review] "Revision der "Lestremiinae" (Diptera, Cecidomyiidae) der Holarktis by Mathias Jaschhof." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 101:462–463.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. 1999. "A Type Species Designation for Actilasioptera Gagné (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae)." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 101:697.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. and Doane, J. F. 1999. "The larval instars of the wheat midge, Sitodiplosis mosellana (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae)." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 100:57–63.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. and Lill, J. T. 1999. "A new Nearctic species of Lestodiplosis (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) preying on an oak leaf tier, Psilocorsis quercicella (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae)." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 101:332–336.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. and Riley, E. G. 1999. "A new gall midge (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) pest of live oak in Texas." Southwestern Entomologist 24:159–165.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. 1998. "Obituary: Theodore James Spilman." American Entomologist 43:191–192.
  • Gagné, Raymond J., Ferraz, F. F. F., and Monteiro, R. F. 1998. "A new species of Neolasioptera (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) on Cuphea carthagenensis (Jacq.) Macbride (Lythraceae) in Brazil, with notes on its biology." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 100:831–833.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. and Harris, M. O. 1998. "The distinction between Dasineura spp. (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) from apple and pear." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 100:445–448.
  • Gagné, Raymond J., Harris, K. M., Skuhrav , M., and Sylv‚n, E. 1997. "Dasineura Rondani 1840: Application to suppress the type species Dasineura obscura and replace it with Dasineura sisymbrii (Schrank)." The Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 54:92–94.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. and Marohasy, J. 1997. "A new species of Schizomyia Kieffer (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) on rubber vine and other Asclepiadaceae in Madagascar." Australian Journal of Entomology 36:15–18.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. and Moser, J. C. 1997. "Celticecis, a genus of gall midges (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), newly reported for the western Palearctic Region." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 99:756.
  • Gagné, Raymond J., Ott, C., and Renner, S. S. 1997. "A new species of gall midge (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) from Ecuador associated with flowers of Clavija (Theophrastaceae)." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 99:110–114.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. 1996. "A new species of Dasineura (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) infesting pinxterbloom azalea flowers in Maryland and Washington, D. C." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 228–232.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. and Etienne, J. 1996. "Meunieriella avicenniae (Cook) (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) the leaf gall maker of black mangrove in the American tropics." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 527–532.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. 1995. "A New Gall Midge Pest Infesting Pinxterbloom Azalea Flowers in Maryland and Washington, D. C." Azalean 37–38.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. 1995. "Contarinia maculipennis (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), a polyphagus pest newly reported for North America." Bulletin of entomological research 85:209–214.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. 1995. "First record of Canarete (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae: Lestremiinae) in the Afrotropical Region, and notes on the loss of ocelli in the tribe Lestremiini." Annals of the Natal Museum 141–145.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. 1995. "Revision of Tetranychid (Acarina) Mite Predators of the Genus Feltiella (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae)." Systematics 88 (1):16–30.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. and Boldt, P. E. 1995. "The gall midges (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae of Baccharis spp. (Asteraceae) in the United States." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 767–778.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. and Payne, J. A. 1994. "Vaccinidiplosis, a new genus for Cecidomyia vaccinii Osten Sacken (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae)." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 96 (4):599–606.
  • Gagne, Raymond J. 1993. [Book review] "Flycatcher. memoirs of an Amateur Entomologist by K. A. Spencer." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 95 (4):644.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. 1993. [Book review] "The Larvae of the Gall Midges (Diptera, Cecidomyiidae)." Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 86 (6):842–843.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. and Bennett, Fred D. 1993. "Two new species of Lestodiplosini (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) preying on Homoptera and Thysanoptera in southern Florida." The Florida Entomologist 76 (2):341–348.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. and Marohasy, J. 1993. "The gall midges (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) of Acacia spp.(Mimosaceae) in Kenya." Insecta Mundi 7 (1-2):77–124.
  • Gagne, Raymond J. and Strong, Donald R. 1993. "A new species of Dasineura (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) galling leaves of Lupinus spp.(Fabaceae) in California." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 95 (4):541–546.
  • Peschken, D. P., Gagné, R. J., and Sawchyn, K. C. 1993. "First Record of the Dandelion Leaf-Gall Midge, Cystiphora Taraxaci (Kieffer, 1888) (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), in North America." The Canadian Entolomoligst 125 (5):913–918.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. 1990. "Gall Midge Complex (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) in Bud Galls of Palearctic Euphorbia (Euphorbiaceae)." Annals of the Entomological Society of America 83:335–345.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. and Duncan, R. W. 1990. "A New Species of Cecidomyiidae (Diptera) Damaging Shoot Tips of Yellow Cypress, Chamaecyparis mootkatensis, and a New Genus for Two Gall Midges on Cupressaceae." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 92:146–152.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. 1989. [Book review] ""Asa Fitch and the Emergence of American Entomology"." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 9:294–295.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. and Boldt, P. E. 1989. "A New Species of Neolasioptera (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) from Baccharis (Asteraceae) in Southern United States and the Dominican Republic." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 91:169–174.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. and Hatchett, J. H. 1989. "Instars of the Hessian Fly (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae)." Annals of the Entomological Society of America 82:73–79.
  • Hawkins, B. A. and Gagné, Raymond J. 1989. "Determinants of Assemblage Size for the Parasitoids of Cecidomyiidae (Diptera)." Oecologia 81:75–88.
  • Weatherby, J. C., Moser, J. C., Gagné, Raymond J., and Wallace, H. N. 1989. "Biology of a Pine Needle Sheath Midge, Contarinia acuta Gagne (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) on Loblolly Pine." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 91:346–349.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. 1988. "A Polynomial Riley Name in Cecidomyiidae (Diptera) and Implications of Such Names for Cynipidae (Hymenoptera)." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 90:394–395.
  • Gagne, Raymond J. and Thompson, F. Christian. 1984. "International code of zoological nomenclature: amendment proposed to third edition: proposal concerning article 51 c. Z.N. (S.) 2474." The Bulletin of zoological nomenclature 41 (3):149–150.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. and Miller, Scott E. 1982. "Protochrysomya howardae from Rancho La Brea, California, Pleistocene, new junior synonym of Cochliomyia macellaria (Diptera: Calliphoridae)." Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 80 (2):95–96.

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Web Page
  • Gagne, Raymond J. and Jaschhof, Mathias. 2014. "A Catalog of the Cecidomyiidae (Diptera) of the World, 3rd Edition."
Chapter
  • Gagné, Raymond J. and Law, L. L. 1999. "Actilasioptera (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), a New Genus for Australasian and Asian Gall Midges of Grey Mangroves, Avicennia spp. (Avicenniaceae)." in The Biology of Gall-Inducing Arthropods, edited by Csóka, G., Mattson, W. J., Stone, G. N., and Price, P. W., 23–34.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. 1990. "The Gall Midge Complexes (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) on Spurges (Euphorbia spp.) in Europe." in Proceedings of the 1989 Leafy Spurge Syposium, edited by Nowierski, R. M., 2. Bozeman: Montana State University.
  • Gagné, Raymond J. 1989. "12. Family Cecidomyiidae." in Catalog of the Diptera of the Australasian and Oceanian Regions, edited by Evenhuis, Neal L., 152–163. Honolulu: Bishop Museum Press and E. J. Brill.
Book
  • Gagné, Raymond J. 1994. The gall midges of the neotropical region. Ithaca: Comstock Pub. Associates.