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Genus Notogramma

Dipteran - Notogramma Fly on coyote scat - Notogramma Ulidiid - Notogramma purpuratum fly 58 - Notogramma purpuratum Purple Picture-winged Fly - Notogramma purpuratum Unknown metallic fly - Notogramma cimiciforme - male fly - Notogramma Notogramma purpuratum? - Notogramma purpuratum - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Tephritoidea
Family Ulidiidae (Picture-winged Flies)
Subfamily Ulidiinae
Tribe Lipsanini
Genus Notogramma
Explanation of Names
Notogramma Loew 1868
2 spp. in the US (N. cimiciforme Loew 1868, N. purpuratum Cole 1923)
so. US to Peru; only purpuratum has been recorded in the US outside of so. TX
Cactus (purpuratum); live and rotten fruit (cimiciforme)
Print References
Steyskal G.C. (1963) The genus Notogramma Loew. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 65: 195-200.
Internet References