Infraorder Bibionomorpha (Gnats, Gall Midges, and March Flies)
Family Bibionidae (March Flies)
No Taxon (xanthopus group)
Species xanthopus (Bibio xanthopus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Bibio xanthopus Wiedemann 1828
Explanation of Names
Xanthopus means yellow foot
Southern Canada to central Mexico. One of the most widespread and common species of Bibio.
Contributed by John F. Carr on 22 May, 2009 - 6:19pm Last updated 14 April, 2016 - 8:04am
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