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(Psilozia) vittatum species complex

Black Fly - Simulium - female Fly - Simulium - female Black Fly - Simulium Black Fly - Simulium Unknown Fly - Simulium - female Simulium Sp? - Simulium - female black fly - Simulium - female Fly - Simulium - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Nematocera" (Non-Brachycera))
Infraorder Culicomorpha (Mosquitoes and Midges)
Family Simuliidae (Black Flies)
Genus Simulium
No Taxon (Psilozia) vittatum species complex
Identification
Female has dark stripes on gray scutum (median dark stripe, inner lateral stripes wider at rear, outer lateral stripes wider at front). Black spots on abdomen. White patch on front tibia.
Remarks
The S. vittatum species complex contains at least two morphologically indistinguishable species(1).
Works Cited
1.The Black Flies (Simuliidae) of North America
Peter H. Adler et al. 2004. Cornell University Press.