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Genus Pseudonomoneura

Mydid on Eriophyllum - Pseudonomoneura hirta - female Mydas fly on buckwheat - Pseudonomoneura hirta - female Mydas Fly on Buckwheat - Pseudonomoneura hirta - male Mydas fly encore - Pseudonomoneura hirta - male Pseudonomoneura sp.  - Pseudonomoneura - male - female Mydas fly? - Pseudonomoneura hirta - female Pseudonomoneura hirta - female Pseudonomoneura - Pseudonomoneura californica - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Superfamily Asiloidea
Family Mydidae (Mydas Flies)
Subfamily Leptomydinae
Genus Pseudonomoneura
5 spp. in our area, 7 spp. total(1)
  P. californica Hardy 1950
  P. hirta Coquillett 1904
  P. micheneri James 1938
  P. nelsoni Fitzgerald & Kondratieff 1995
  P. tinkhami Hardy 1950
2 species from Baja California, Mexico:
  P. bajaensis Fitzgerald & Kondratieff 1995
  P. calderwoodi Fitzgerald & Kondratieff 1997
First metatarsomere about three times as long as broad, CuA1 ends in M, antennal club shorter than first flagellomere(2)
sw. US & nw. Mexico(1)
Print References
Coquillett, D. W. (1904). In Baker. C. F. Reports on Californian and Nevadan Diptera. I. Invertebrata Pacifica, pg. 39 (Read online at BHL)
Fitzgerald S.J., Kondratieff B.C. (1995) A review of the mydid genus Pseudonomoneura, with the description of two new species. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 97(1): 22-34. (Full text)
Fitzgerald, S. J. & B. C. Kondratieff (1997). A new species of Pseudonomoneura Bequaert (Diptera: Mydidae) from Mexico. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash., 99(1) 71:73 (Full Text)
Hardy, D.E. 1950. The Nearctic Nomoneura and Nemomydas (Diptera:Mydaidae). Wasmann Journal of Biology 8: 9-37. (Full Text)
Works Cited
1.Dikow T. (2001–2014) Asiloid Flies web-site
2.Manual of Nearctic Diptera Volume 1
Varies for each chapter; edited by J.F. McAlpine, B.V. Petersen, G.E. Shewell, H.J. Teskey, J.R. Vockeroth, D.M. Wood. 1981. Research Branch Agriculture Canada.