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Species Penthetria heteroptera

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Nematocera" (Non-Brachycera))
Infraorder Bibionomorpha (Gnats, Gall Midges, and March Flies)
Family Bibionidae (March Flies)
Genus Penthetria
Species heteroptera (Penthetria heteroptera)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
=Bibio heteroptera Say 1823
Identification
The forked R vein with nearly parallel forks distinguishes this species from other northeastern March Flies (comment by John Carr)
Range
widespread in North and South America(1)
Season
fall
Works Cited
1.The Bibionidae of California
Hardy D.E. 1961. Bull. Calif. Insect Survey 6(7): 179-195.