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Species Tetanocera plebeja

Marsh Fly - Tetanocera plebeja Marsh Fly (Tetanocera plebeja)? - Tetanocera plebeja Marsh Fly - Tetanocera plebeja fly - Tetanocera plebeja Marsh Fly - Tetanocera plebeja - male - female Unknown Fly - Tetanocera plebeja Sciomyzidae? - Tetanocera plebeja unknown diptera - Tetanocera plebeja
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Sciomyzoidea
Family Sciomyzidae (Marsh Flies, Snail-killing Flies)
Tribe Tetanocerini
Genus Tetanocera
Species plebeja (Tetanocera plebeja)
Explanation of Names
Tetanocera plebeja Loew 1862
Identification
"Noting the pattern on the wings is the quickest means of determining this common and widespread species." -- Bill Murphy
Range
holarctic: e. Asia & NA (NF-AK south to NC-CA)(1)