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Superfamily Tephritoidea

Platystomatidae? - Chaetopsis Utah-Fly Fly - Rivellia wulpiana Leaf Mine on Wild Parsnip - Euleia fratria Chaetopsis Papaya Fruit Fly - Toxotrypana curvicauda Fly with black-edged wings - Diacrita Fly - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Tephritoidea
Numbers
8 families in our area(1), 10 total (the two missing exotic families include ~13 spp. between them)
Range
worldwide
Print References
Sueyoshi, Masahiro (2005). Comparative Morphology of the Male Terminalia of Tephritidae and other Cyclorrhapha. Isr. J. Entomol. 35:477-496 (PDF)