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Genus Terellia

Peacock fly - Terellia occidentalis Peacock fly - Terellia occidentalis Tephritidae species - Terellia occidentalis Languid fruit fly on encilia - Terellia fuscicornis - female Fly - Terellia ruficauda - female another Terellia - Terellia occidentalis - male MN Sep - Terellia palposa? - Terellia palposa - female Fly - Terellia fuscicornis - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Tephritoidea
Family Tephritidae (Fruit Flies)
Subfamily Tephritinae
Tribe Terelliini
Genus Terellia
Explanation of Names
Terellia Robineau-Desvoidy 1830
2 subgenera, with 5 spp. in our area (incl. 3 introduced) and ~50 spp. total(1)
most spp. in the Palaearctic; T. fuscicornis, T. ruficauda, and T. virens were introduced to NA from the Palaearctic (the latter for weed biocontrol)(1)
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