Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Superfamily Tephritoidea

fly - Physiphora alceae - female Fly - Sphecomyiella valida Picture-Winged Fly - Tritoxa incurva Fly - Lonchaea Trupanea bisetosa? - Trupanea bisetosa - female Fly - Callopistromyia annulipes Eutreta diana - female Campiglossa steyskali - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Tephritoidea
Numbers
8 families in our area(1), 10 total (the two missing exotic families include ~13 spp. between them)
Range
worldwide
Print References
Sueyoshi, Masahiro (2005). Comparative Morphology of the Male Terminalia of Tephritidae and other Cyclorrhapha. Isr. J. Entomol. 35:477-496 (PDF)