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

Calendar
Upcoming Events

2018 BugGuide Gathering in Virginia July 27-29: Registration and Discussion

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington

TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Genus Nemotelus

Fly with white triangle markings - Nemotelus kansensis - female Unknown fly - Nemotelus kansensis Fly [Nemotelus?] ID Request - Nemotelus kansensis Fly on Milkweed - Nemotelus kansensis Nemotelus bruesii Melander - Nemotelus bruesii - female Small fly with long probocis - male - Nemotelus kansensis - male Fly with distinctive white abdomen - Nemotelus kansensis Nemotelus kansensis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Infraorder Stratiomyomorpha
Family Stratiomyidae (Soldier flies)
Subfamily Nemotelinae
Genus Nemotelus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Akronia Hine 1901
Explanation of Names
Nemotelus Geoffroy 1762
Numbers
2 subgenera, with 38 spp. in our area(1) and >180 spp. total(2)
Remarks
Males have holoptic eyes and more white on the abdomen than females
Works Cited
1.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
2.A world catalog of the Stratiomyidae (Insecta: Diptera)
Woodley N.E. 2001. North American Dipterists' Society. Washington, DC. 475 pp.