Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Callopistromyia annulipes - Peacock Fly

Fly ID? - Callopistromyia annulipes Tephritidae? - Callopistromyia annulipes Peacock Fly - Callopistromyia annulipes Communal ovipositing Peacock fly? - Callopistromyia annulipes - female Peacock Fly - Callopistromyia annulipes Picture-Winged Fly - Callopistromyia annulipes Peacock Fly - Callopistromyia annulipes Peacock fly (Callopistromyia annulipes) in Missouri - 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"