Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes



Genus Gymnochiromyia

Mountain Mahogany Fly - Gymnochiromyia flavella Fly - Gymnochiromyia Fly - Gymnochiromyia Small fly - Gymnochiromyia Gymnochiromyia Neaspilota? - Gymnochiromyia nigrimana - male Small yellow fly... yellow colored, not, y'know, a yellow fly - Gymnochiromyia Gymnochiromyia - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Sphaeroceroidea
Family Chyromyidae
Genus Gymnochiromyia
Explanation of Names
Gymnochiromyia Hendel 1933
3 fronto-orbital bristles, the anterior pair curved inward. Scutellum bare except for the four typical large scutellars.(1) Occuput flat or slightly concave, frons narrower anteriorly; discal cell does not extend beyond middle of wing; femora not swollen (Ebejer 2009).
Key to species in (2) (see comments on the link for updates).
Print References
Works Cited
1.Manual of Nearctic Diptera Volume 2
Varies for each chapter; edited by J.F. McAlpine, B.V. Petersen, G.E. Shewell, H.J. Teskey, J.R. Vockeroth, D.M. Wood. 1987. Research Branch Agriculture Canada.
2.Notes on the Dipterous Genus Chyromya R-D
Malloch JR. 1914. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 16:179-181.