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Species Strauzia intermedia

Fruit Flies mating - Strauzia intermedia - male - female Fruit Fly - Strauzia intermedia - male Tephritid on raspberry foliage - Strauzia intermedia - male Strauzia longipennis? - Strauzia intermedia Pale Fly - Strauzia intermedia - female Tephritidae, ventral - Strauzia intermedia - female Tephritidae, dorsal - Strauzia intermedia - female Diptera - Strauzia intermedia - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Tephritoidea
Family Tephritidae (Fruit Flies)
Subfamily Trypetinae
Tribe Trypetini
Subtribe Trypetina
Genus Strauzia
Species intermedia (Strauzia intermedia)
Explanation of Names
Strauzia intermedia (Loew 1873)
Identification
The combination of dark corners of scutellum and fully dark fifth tarsomeres will distinguish this species from congeners.(1)
Range
Northeast USA, southern Canada(1)
Food
Rudbeckia laciniata (cutleaf coneflower)
Works Cited
1.Handbook of the Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) of America North of Mexico
Richard H. Foote, P. L. Blanc, Allen L. Norrbom. 1993. Cornell University Press (Comstock Publishing).