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Species Toxonevra muliebris

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Tephritoidea
Family Pallopteridae (Flutter Flies)
Genus Toxonevra
Species muliebris (Toxonevra muliebris)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Palloptera muliebris
Toxoneura muliebris
Explanation of Names
Latin for feminine.
Identification
The distorted oval wing marking is distinctive.
Range
A European species recently discovered in Victoria, B.C.
Print References
Cannings, R. A. and J. F. Gibson. 2019. Toxonevra muliebris (Diptera: Pallopteridae): A European fly new to North America. J. Entomol. Soc. Brit. Columbia 116 (PDF)