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Family Psilidae - Rust Flies

6007807 fly - Chyliza Fly ID - Loxocera cylindrica flies - Psila - male - female Rust Fly, Loxocera cylindrica ? - Loxocera fly - Psila collaris Rust Fly - Loxocera Rust Fly - Loxocera Fly  - Psila collaris
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Family Psilidae (Rust Flies)
Numbers
~30 spp. in 3 genera in our area(1), 320 spp. in 20 genera worldwide(2)
Works Cited
1.Manual of Nearctic Diptera Volume 2
Varies for each chapter; edited by J.F. McAlpine, B.V. Petersen, G.E. Shewell, H.J. Teskey, J.R. Vockeroth, D.M. Wood. 1987. Research Branch Agriculture Canada.
2.USDA Diptera Site (now closed)