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Subgenus Xylophagus

X. lugens - Xylophagus cinctus X. lugens - Xylophagus cinctus fly -  Xylophagidae  - Xylophagus lugens - female long thin fly - Xylophagus cinctus - female Xylophagus lugens Xylophagidae - Xylophagus lugens Fly - Xylophagus gracilis fly - Xylophagus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Family Xylophagidae
Genus Xylophagus
No Taxon Subgenus Xylophagus
Numbers
4 sp. in our area, at least 5 worldwide(1)
Identification
Scape is 3 times longer than pedicel.(1)
Works Cited
1.A Revision of the Nearctic Species of Xylophagus (Diptera: Xylophagidae)
Webb, D.W. 1979. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society Vol. 52, No. 3, pp. 489-523.