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Species Leucophora johnsoni

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Calyptratae)
Superfamily Muscoidea
Family Anthomyiidae (Root-Maggot Flies)
Genus Leucophora
Species johnsoni (Leucophora johnsoni)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hylemyia johnsoni Stein, 1898
Identification
In the eastern United States, the combination of legs partly yellow, a ventral bristle on mid tibia, and female eyes slightly closer together than normal but still separated by about 2/3 their width) will identify this species.
Range
Northern Canada to Argentina, but not known west of the Rocky Mountains in the United States.
Season
Adults fly in spring