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Family Opomyzidae

Fly - Geomyza tripunctata Geomyza tripunctata ? - Geomyza tripunctata Opomyzid Fly - Opomyza Opomyzidae - Geomyza tripunctata Geomyza? - Geomyza tripunctata Fly 50 - Geomyza tripunctata Fly - Opomyza petrei - male Fly 20 - Opomyza petrei
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Family Opomyzidae
Explanation of Names
Opomyzidae Fallén 1820
Numbers
13 spp. in 3 genera in our area(1), ~60 spp. in 4 genera total(2)
Size
1-5 mm(1)
Range
adults on grass in moist areas; larvae probably stem borers(1)
Food
Grasses including cereal crops
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