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Species Gymnoclytia occidua

Mating Flies [Gymnoclitia?] ID Request - Gymnoclytia occidua - male - female Gymnoclytia Flies - Gymnoclytia occidua - male - female unknown fly - Gymnoclytia occidua Tachinid? - Gymnoclytia occidua - female tachinid? - Gymnoclytia occidua Gymnoclytia occidua - female Flower Fly? - Gymnoclytia occidua - male gray Gymnoclytia with two dark stripes on thorax - Gymnoclytia occidua - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Calyptratae)
Superfamily Oestroidea
Family Tachinidae (Parasitic Flies)
Subfamily Phasiinae
Tribe Gymnosomatini
Genus Gymnoclytia
Species occidua (Gymnoclytia occidua)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gymnosoma occidua Walker, 1849
Eastern USA, Arizona, Mexico
In the last revision of this group Brooks (1946) recognized two eastern species with dark females and red males and M ending near tip of R4+5, minuta and occidua. There may be additional species based on photos on