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Species Compsobata univitta

Micropezid - Compsobata univitta Unknown Fly - Compsobata univitta stilt-legged fly - Compsobata univitta - female Micropezidae Compsobata sp. - Compsobata univitta Compsobata univitta? - Compsobata univitta Compsobata univitta, stilt-legged fly? - Compsobata univitta Stilt fly 2 - Compsobata univitta orange stilt-legged fly - Compsobata univitta
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Nerioidea
Family Micropezidae (Stilt-legged Flies)
Subfamily Calobatinae
Genus Compsobata
Species univitta (Compsobata univitta)
The only orange Compsobata in the east.
See Also
Overlaps with the similar Compsobata columbiana in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan. "The presence of numerous microsetae on the costal cell of the wing, its smaller size, and distinctive claspers will differentiate C. columbiana from C. univitta." (1)
Print References
Teskey, H.J. 1972. The mature larva and pupa of Compsobata univitta (Diptera: Micropezidae). Canadian Entomologist 104: 295–298.
Barnes, J.K. 2015. Biology and Immature Stages of Compsobata univitta (Walker, 1849) (Diptera: Micropezidae: Calobatinae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 117(4): 421-434.
Works Cited
1.A synopsis of the Micropezidae (Diptera) of Canada and Alaska, with descriptions of four new species.
Merrit, R.W. and Peterson B.V. 1976. Canadian Journal of Zoology 54(9): 1488-1506.