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Genus Ectecephala

Chloropidae, Ectecephala sp. (wings) - Ectecephala albistylum Chloropidae, Ectecephala sp.(head & thorax-dorsal) - Ectecephala albistylum Tiny red/orange fly - Ectecephala Small, brown fly - Ectecephala Psilidae? - Ectecephala tiny fly - Grass Fly? - Ectecephala? - Ectecephala Chloropidae, dorsal - Ectecephala Chloropidae, lateral - Ectecephala
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Family Chloropidae (Frit Flies)
Subfamily Chloropinae (Grass Flies)
Genus Ectecephala
Explanation of Names
Ectecephala Macquart 1851
5 sp. in our area(1)
Key in Sabrosky (1941) only includes 4 of 5 species as E. unicolor was considered a part of Chlorops at the time of publishing, but its characteristics are mentioned at the end of the paper.(1)
Works Cited
1.The Genus Ectecphala In North America (Diptera: Chloropidae)
Curtis W. Sabrosky. 1941. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington.