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Genus Loxocera

rust fly - Loxocera cylindrica Wasp - Loxocera collaris small orange insect - Loxocera Fly - Loxocera Parasitic Wasp ? - Loxocera Compsobata univitta? - Loxocera Mating Rust Flies - Loxocera - male - female Which fly please............ - Loxocera
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Family Psilidae (Rust Flies)
Genus Loxocera
Explanation of Names
Loxocera Meigen 1803
5 spp. in our area (all in the subg. Imantimyia), ~45 in 3 subgenera total(1)
key to spp. in(1)
Eurasia (most spp.) & NA (Canada to Costa Rica); in our area, widespread(1)