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Tribe Tephritini

Nice wings - Euaresta bella Tephritid - Trupanea - female Who is this??? - Neotephritis finalis  Maggot Fly on Brittle Bush Encelia farinosa - Trupanea nigricornis - female A Dioxyna  mating pair, I think. Can you confirm? And how about species? - Dioxyna - male - female Fruit fly - Acinia picturata Fly on Flower - Euarestoides Trupanea jonesi - female
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 Tephritini
>100 spp. in 11 genera in our area, almost 1000 spp. in 80 genera worldwide(1)