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Species Callopistromyia annulipes - Peacock Fly

Straight up wings - Callopistromyia annulipes Fly - Callopistromyia annulipes Fly ID? - Callopistromyia annulipes Ulidiidae, dorsal - Callopistromyia annulipes little fly - Callopistromyia annulipes Callopistromyia annulipes? - Callopistromyia annulipes - male Peacock Fly - Callopistromyia annulipes Fly - Callopistromyia annulipes - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Tephritoidea
Family Ulidiidae (Picture-winged Flies)
Subfamily Otitinae
Tribe Myennidini
Genus Callopistromyia
Species annulipes (Peacock Fly)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Callopistromyia annulipes Macquart, 1855
Range
across NA south to n.GA-LA-OK-n.UT-WA(1); recently found in Europe
Internet References
Video of behavior, by "Vespula vulgaris"