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Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

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Genus Paramyia

Dark fly - Paramyia Diptera - Paramyia pseudonitens Flies on Geum canadense flower - Paramyia Milichiidae, Freeloader Fly, lateral - Paramyia Milichiidae, Freeloader Fly, dorsal - Paramyia Fly - Paramyia Hydrellia - Paramyia Milichiidae? - Paramyia
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Carnoidea
Family Milichiidae (Freeloader Flies)
Subfamily Phyllomyzinae
Genus Paramyia
Explanation of Names
Paramyia Williston 1897
18 spp. total(1)
A recent revision (Levesque-Beaudin and Mlynarek 2020) has added 10 new Nearctic species for a total of 11 north of Mexico.