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Species Nanomyina barbata

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Superfamily Empidoidea
Family Dolichopodidae (Longlegged Flies)
Subfamily Peloropeodinae
Genus Nanomyina
Species barbata (Nanomyina barbata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chrysotimus barbatus Aldrich, 1902
Nanomyina litorea Robinson, 1964(1)
Explanation of Names
The name means "bearded", referring to a row of bristles across the lower face.
East coast of North and Central America
Works Cited
1.A Synopsis of the Dolichopodidae of the Southeastern United States and Adjacent Regions
Harold Robinson. 1964. Entomological Society of America.