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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Minettia lupulina

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Lauxanioidea
Family Lauxaniidae
Genus Minettia
Species lupulina (Minettia lupulina)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Musca lupulina Fabricius, 1787
Identification
Thorax including scutellum densely gray pruinescent; scutellum with black margin; abdomen yellow without dark markings; fore and mid femora and fore tibia mostly black; halteres yellow.
Range
Holarctic; in North America from tree line south to Arizona and North Carolina
Remarks
A common species.