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Species Nimioglossa planicosta

Calyptratae - Nimioglossa planicosta - male
Classification
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 Dexiinae
Tribe Dexiini
Genus Nimioglossa
Species planicosta (Nimioglossa planicosta)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Nimioglossa planicosta Reinhard, 1945
Explanation of Names
Probably named after the missing costal spine; similar species have a strong bristle near the tip of vein Sc.
Identification
Distinguished from other Nimioglossa and Microchaetina by the missing costal spine and narrowly separated male eyes.
Range
Western USA and southwestern Canada