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Tribe Eutretini

Fly? - Paracantha culta Crazy Fruit Fly on Weedy Thistle - Paracantha gentilis - female Paracantha? - Paracantha culta - female Tephritid  - Eutreta Colorful Fly on Milkweed - Paracantha Diptera- Q Fly 1 on Yellow Thistle  - Paracantha culta tephritid 2 - Eutreta Peacock Fly-like 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
Numbers
35 spp. in 6 genera in our area, ~100 spp. in 16 genera worldwide(1)
Range
mostly New World (esp. the Neotropics), with some representation in other major zoogeogr. regions(1)
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