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Species Orbellia barbata

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Family Heleomyzidae
Subfamily Heleomyzinae
Genus Orbellia
Species barbata (Orbellia barbata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Barbastoma barbatum Garrett, 1921
Orbellia barbata
Explanation of Names
"Bearded"; the male has a yellow beard behind the mouth.
Legs mostly and palpi entirely yellow; male with yellow beard; male fore basitarsus not longer than second tarsomere.
Probably northern USA and southern Canada.
Fall and winter.