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(Sophophora) melanogaster species group

Drosophilid on Peach - Drosophila - female  Spotted-Wing Drosophila Fly - Drosophila suzukii - male Spotted-winged Drosophila with egg - Drosophila suzukii - female Drosophila suzukii - female Drosophila suzukii - male Orange Fly - Drosophila suzukii Drosophila? - Drosophila - male Drosophila melanogaster
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Ephydroidea
Family Drosophilidae (Vinegar Flies)
Subfamily Drosophilinae
Genus Drosophila
No Taxon (Sophophora) melanogaster species group
Numbers
Two cosmopolitan species in this group: melanogaster and simulans
Remarks
Classified in subgenus Sophophora. Some propose elevating Sophophora to a full genus, but that would change the name of D. melanogaster to S. melanogaster, causing too much confusion.