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Family Axymyiidae

brown fly - Axymyia furcata - female hump-backed fly - Axymyia furcata - male Axymyia - Axymyia furcata Axymyia - Axymyia furcata Axymyia furcata - female Axymyia furcata - female Axymyia furcata - female Axymyia furcata - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Nematocera" (Non-Brachycera))
Infraorder Bibionomorpha (Gnats, Gall Midges, and March Flies)
Family Axymyiidae
Explanation of Names
Axymyiidae Shannon 1921
Numbers
in our area, 2 genera (one recently described), probably 3 species (incl. one undescribed); 8 spp. in 6 genera total(1)
Range
Holarctic & Oriental; in NA, Axymyia furcata widespread in the east (QC-so.ON to GA) and undescribed spp. in AK-OR(2)