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Genus Acrosticta

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Tephritoidea
Family Ulidiidae (Picture-winged Flies)
Subfamily Ulidiinae
Tribe Lipsanini
Genus Acrosticta
Explanation of Names
Acrosticta Loew 1868
Remarks
The typical wing pattern has a darkened costal cell and a dark spot over the wingtip.
The boundary between Acrosticta and Euxesta is uncertain. Species recorded in the 1965 catalog are
apicalis (Williston), eastern
compta (Cole), California
dichroa Loew, California
fulvipes Coquillett, California
rubida (Loew), California and Baja California
rufiventris Hendel, California to Florida