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Species Hydrotaea aenescens - Black Dump Fly

Muscinae -? - Hydrotaea aenescens Muscinae -? - Hydrotaea aenescens
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Calyptratae)
Superfamily Muscoidea
Family Muscidae (House Flies and kin)
Subfamily Azeliinae
Tribe Azeliini
Genus Hydrotaea
Species aenescens (Black Dump Fly)
Other Common Names
American Black Dump Fly
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ophyra aenescens (Wiedemann 1830)
Explanation of Names
Hydrotaea aenescens (Wiedemann 1830)
Generally shiny black. Only Hydrotaea with yellow-orange palps. Male fore femur unmodified.
Print References
Vikhrev N. (2008) New data on distribution and biology of the invasive species Hydrotaea aenescens (Wiedemann, 1830) (Diptera, Muscidae). ZooKeys 4: 47-53. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.4.27