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Genus Paracantha

Fruitfly? - Paracantha Fruit Fly - Paracantha gentilis fruit fly - Paracantha culta - female Paracantha Paracantha? - Paracantha culta - female Colorful Fly on Thistle - Paracantha Colorful Fly on Milkweed - Paracantha Fruit Fly - Paracantha
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Tephritoidea
Family Tephritidae (Fruit Flies)
Subfamily Tephritinae
Tribe Eutretini
Genus Paracantha
Explanation of Names
Paracantha Coquillett 1899
Numbers
7 spp. in our area, 10 spp. total(1)
Range
New World, more diverse in the Neotropics(2)