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Species Penthetria heteroptera

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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
The forked R vein with nearly parallel forks distinguishes this species from other northeastern March Flies (comment by John Carr)
widespread in North and South America(1)
Works Cited
1.The Bibionidae of California
Hardy D.E. 1961. Bull. Calif. Insect Survey 6(7): 179-195.