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Genus Epalpus

Another shot of Fly - Epalpus signifer Forest floor fly - Epalpus signifer Archytas sp? - Epalpus signifer Robber Fly? - Epalpus signifer Warming up(?) on a cold morning - Epalpus signifer - male - female fly041715 - Epalpus signifer Fly ID Requested - Epalpus signifer Tachinid Fly - Epalpus signifer
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 Tachininae
Tribe Tachinini
Genus Epalpus
Explanation of Names
Epalpus Rondani 1850
3 spp. in our area(1): E. albomaculatus (sw. US to C. America), E. rufipes (w. NA), E. signifer (US & so. Canada)
New World(2)
Caterpillars, Noctuidae
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