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Species Callopistromyia annulipes - Peacock Fly

Fly ID Request [2008] - Callopistromyia annulipes Picture-winged Fly - Callopistromyia annulipes Fly with fancy wings - Callopistromyia annulipes Unknown fly - Callopistromyia annulipes Fly wing - Callopistromyia annulipes Peacock fly? - Callopistromyia annulipes Peacock Fly - Callopistromyia annulipes Peacock Fly - Callopistromyia annulipes
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"