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Genus Lasiosina

Brachypterous fly - Chloropidae? - Lasiosina Chloropidae, brachypterous, dorsal - Lasiosina Chloropidae, brachypterous, dorsal - Lasiosina Fly - Lasiosina Chloropidae, lateral - Lasiosina fly - Lasiosina Chloropidae, bracypterous, dorsal - Lasiosina Fly - Lasiosina
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Carnoidea
Family Chloropidae (Frit Flies)
Subfamily Chloropinae (Grass Flies)
Genus Lasiosina
Explanation of Names
Lasiosina Becker 1910
3 spp.(1)
metafemur not enlarged, no hairs on ocellar triangle, scutellum not flattened, scutum without wart-like tubercles, three pairs of fronto-orbitals, strong ocellar setae, cruciate postocellar setae, ocellar triangle long and narrow(1)
Canada & n. US(1)
At least one species, L. canadensis, has a brachypterous variant
Works Cited
1.Manual of Nearctic Diptera Volume 2
Varies for each chapter; edited by J.F. McAlpine, B.V. Petersen, G.E. Shewell, H.J. Teskey, J.R. Vockeroth, D.M. Wood. 1987. Research Branch Agriculture Canada.