Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 BugGuide Gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


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
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)
The combination of dark corners of scutellum and fully dark fifth tarsomeres will distinguish this species from congeners.(1)
Northeast USA, southern Canada(1)
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).