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Species Acrocera unguiculata

spider parasitoid - Acrocera unguiculata - female Small-headed Fly - Acrocera unguiculata - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Family Acroceridae (Small-headed Flies)
Genus Acrocera
Species unguiculata (Acrocera unguiculata)
Explanation of Names
Acrocera unguiculata Westwood 1848
Identification
The reduced venation in hyaline wings; dark head and thorax; and abdomen with vague orangish-brown spots along the posterior margins of the dorsal segments of the abdomen; and the pale squamae, legs, and coxae all point to a female A. unguiculata. … Dennis Haines, 11.iii.2008
Range
e. US (MI-IA-GA)(1)