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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
Classification
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
Numbers
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
Identification
First metatarsomere about three times as long as broad, CuA1 ends in M, antennal club shorter than first flagellomere(2)
Range
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.