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Species Rivellia quadrifasciata - Soybean Nodule Fly

Signal Flies - Rivellia quadrifasciata - male - female Signal Flies - Rivellia quadrifasciata - male - female Signal Flies - Rivellia quadrifasciata - male - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Tephritoidea
Family Platystomatidae (Signal Flies)
Genus Rivellia
No Taxon (colei and quadrifasciata)
Species quadrifasciata (Soybean Nodule Fly)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Herina quadrifasciata Macquart, 1835
Rivellia quadrifasciata
Explanation of Names
Refers to the four bands on the wing.
Range
Great Plains and eastern USA
Remarks
Distinguished from R. colei by male genital characters. Old records of "quadrifasciata" could refer to either species.