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Genus Rhagoletis

Rose Hip Fly - Rhagoletis basiola fly - Rhagoletis striatella Rhagoletis sp.? - Rhagoletis Fly Unknown? - Rhagoletis tabellaria Rhagoletis cingulata fly072218 - Rhagoletis suavis Rhubarb Fly  - Rhagoletis pomonella Rhagoletis suavis
Classification
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 Trypetinae
Tribe Carpomyini
Subtribe Carpomyina
Genus Rhagoletis
Explanation of Names
Rhagoletis Loew 1862
Numbers
25 spp. in our area, ~70 spp. total(1)
Identification
They all have a white or yellow scutellum.
Range
New World (2/3 of spp.) + Eurasia(1)
Remarks
see remarks on spider-mimicking here
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