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Species Pherbellia albovaria

Pherbellia sp. at lights - Pherbellia albovaria Fly - Pherbellia albovaria Fly - Pherbellia albovaria Fly - Pherbellia albovaria Fly - Pherbellia albovaria
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Sciomyzoidea
Family Sciomyzidae (Marsh Flies)
Tribe Sciomyzini
Genus Pherbellia
Species albovaria (Pherbellia albovaria)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pherbellia albovaria Coquillett, 1901
Explanation of Names
Probably named after the white markings absent in most related species.
Range
Northeast USA and adjacent Canada
Food
Larvae feed on a variety of terrestrial snails.