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For the United States & Canada

Subgenus Xylophagus

X. lugens? - Xylophagus cinctus fly -  Xylophagidae  - Xylophagus lugens - female fly - Xylophagus lugens - female Xylophagus lugens? - Xylophagus cinctus - male Xylophagidae, Xylophagus perhaps lugens, under tree bark - Xylophagus Xylophagidae, pupa, ventral - Xylophagus Fly - Xylophagus lugens fly - Xylophagus
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
4 sp. in our area, at least 5 worldwide(1)
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.