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Subfamily Chloropinae - Grass Flies

Frit Fly - Thaumatomyia Fly - Meromyza Frit Fly - Chlorops Diptera, head & thorax - Chlorops Tiny white fly with black stripes - Thaumatomyia Diplotoxa? - Diplotoxa unicolor fly - Chlorops Small fly - Thaumatomyia
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Family Chloropidae (Frit Flies)
Subfamily Chloropinae (Grass Flies)
Identification
C ends at or just past R5. In other subfamilies C reaches M. Larvae of phytophagous species have a pair of lobes projecting from the last segment of the abdomen.
Food
Phytophagous species eat grasses, sedges, and rushes (order Poales); other species are saprophagous or predaceous.