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Species Acrocera subfasciata

Acrocera subfasciata Westwood, 1848 - Acrocera subfasciata - female Acrocera subfasciata Westwood, 1848 - Acrocera subfasciata - female Acrocera subfasciata Westwood, 1848 - Acrocera subfasciata - male Acrocera subfasciata Westwood, 1848 - Acrocera subfasciata - male colorful acrocerid - Acrocera subfasciata colorful acrocerid - Acrocera subfasciata colorful acrocerid - Acrocera subfasciata
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 Acrocera
Species subfasciata (Acrocera subfasciata)
Explanation of Names
Acrocera subfasciata Westwood 1848
Identification
Small colorful acrocerids. This species can be told by the orange color and fasciated thorax.
The lateral fasciae on the thorax extend almost to the scutellum. The male has a more triangular abdomen than the female and reduced markings. The female has the fasciated thorax and has more markings on the abdomen. The abdomen is also more rounded and has a tendency to collapse on drying.
Range
northern transcontinental (MA-SD-WA-CA)(1)