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Species Trypetoptera canadensis

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Sciomyzoidea
Family Sciomyzidae (Marsh Flies)
Tribe Tetanocerini
Genus Trypetoptera
Species canadensis (Trypetoptera canadensis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tetanocera canadensis Macquart 1843, Tetanocera pallida Loew 1859
Explanation of Names
Trypetoptera canadensis (Macquart 1843)
Identification
"The distinctive wing pattern with squarish clear 'windows' on the black leading edge of the wing, along with a rather narrow, waxy vitta running the length of the frons (top of the head), and black arista (not white as in the very similar genus Limnia) are the keys to this identification." --comment by Bill Murphy
Range
QC-BC to NC-NM(1)