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Species Curtonotum prolixum

Curtonotidae from Santa Cruz Co, Arizona - Curtonotum prolixum Curtonotidae from Santa Cruz Co, Arizona - Curtonotum prolixum Curtonotidae from Santa Cruz Co, Arizona - Curtonotum prolixum Curtonotidae from Santa Cruz Co, Arizona - Curtonotum prolixum Curtonotidae from Santa Cruz Co, Arizona - Curtonotum prolixum Curtonotidae from Santa Cruz Co, Arizona - Curtonotum prolixum
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Ephydroidea
Family Curtonotidae
Genus Curtonotum
Species prolixum (Curtonotum prolixum)
Explanation of Names
"From the Latin, prolixo, meaning “elongate”, which refers to the long and slender cercus and surstylus of this species."(1)
Range
Santa Cruz County, AZ; Northern Mexico (Chiapas, Jalisco, Sonora)
Works Cited
1.Revision of the Central American and Mexican species of the Curtonotum murinum species complex (Diptera: Curtonotidae)
Kate G. Lindsay, John Klymko, & Stephen A. Marshall. 2019. Zootaxa.