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Family Strongylophthalmyiidae

Fly - Strongylophthalmyia angustipennis Fly - Strongylophthalmyia angustipennis Fly - Strongylophthalmyia angustipennis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Nerioidea
Family Strongylophthalmyiidae
Explanation of Names
Strongylophthalmyiidae Hendel 1917
Numbers
2 genera total
Remarks
Strongylophthalmyiidae should probably be a subfamily within Tanypezidae, but tradition keeps it at family rank. There are two species of Strongylophthalmyia in North America.