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Genus Notiphila

5014337 - Notiphila Ephydridae? - Notiphila brown fly with prey - Notiphila fly - Notiphila Fly - Notiphila pulchrifrons Fly - Notiphila Fly - Notiphila pulchrifrons - female small ephydrid - Notiphila pulchrifrons
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Ephydroidea
Family Ephydridae (Shore Flies)
Subfamily Hydrelliinae
Genus Notiphila
Explanation of Names
Notiphila Fallén 1810
'wetland lover'
Flies of this genus pollinate Nuphar flowers
Print References
Mathis W.N. (1979) Studies of Notiphilinae (Diptera: Ephydridae), I: Revision of the nearctic species of Notiphila Fallén, excluding the Caudata Group. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 287 (Full text)