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Genus Ocnaea

Acrocerid - Ocnaea auripilosa - female Ocnaea_auripilosa - Ocnaea auripilosa - male Ocnaea_auripilosa - Ocnaea auripilosa - male Ocnaea boharti female - Ocnaea boharti - female Ocnaea boharti female - Ocnaea boharti - female Ocnaea sp. (Diptera: Acroceridae) - Ocnaea Ocnaea sp. (Diptera: Acroceridae) - Ocnaea cool fly - Ocnaea
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Family Acroceridae (Small-headed Flies)
Genus Ocnaea
Explanation of Names
Ocnaea Erichson 1840
Identification
Antennae distinctive
Food
Hosts: mygalomorph spiders(1)
Remarks
Adults don't visit flowers and are rarely encountered; strong, fast fliers.