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Species Chymomyza amoena

Fruit fly? - Chymomyza amoena Drosophilid - Chymomyza amoena Vinegar Fly - Chymomyza amoena Dipteran 19 - Chymomyza amoena Drosophillidae, maybe Chymomyza amoena, dorsal - Chymomyza amoena Chymomyza, right? - Chymomyza amoena Chymomyza amoena Chymomyza amoena? - Chymomyza amoena
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Ephydroidea
Family Drosophilidae (Vinegar Flies)
Subfamily Drosophilinae
Genus Chymomyza
Species amoena (Chymomyza amoena)
Explanation of Names
Chymomyza amoena (Loew 1862)
Legs yellow, wings with three dark spots (at end of R1, over m-cu, and after R2+3) and white tip.(1)
ON-FL to MN-UT-AZ & Mex.(2); adventive and now widespread in Europe (introduced in mid-1970s)(3)
Works Cited
1.The Drosophilidae of the Nearctic region, exclusive of the genus Drosophila
Wheeler, M. R. 1952. Univ. Tex. Publs 5204: 162-218.
2.Thompson F.C., Pape T., Evenhuis N.L. (2013) Systema Dipterorum, Version 1.5
3.Alien terrestrial arthropods of Europe
Roques A., Kenis M., Lees D., Lopez-Vaamonde C., Rabitsch W., Rasplus J.-Y., Roy D., eds. 2010. BioRisk 4 Special Issue; 2 vols., 1028 pp.