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Genus Paracantha

Paracantha,  mating behavior - Paracantha culta - male - female Paracantha Crazy Fruit Fly on Weedy Thistle - Paracantha gentilis - female Paracantha? - Paracantha culta - female Brown Spotted Fly - Paracantha culta Colorful Fly on Thistle - Paracantha Fly - Paracantha Fruit fly - Paracantha cultaris or Paracantha gentilis?? - 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)