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Genus Trypetisoma

spotted fly - Trypetisoma sticticum - female spotted fly - Trypetisoma sticticum - female spotted fly - Trypetisoma sticticum - female Trypetisoma eutretoides Arnaud - Trypetisoma eutretoides - female Seems similar to peacock fly, Ulidiidae? - Trypetisoma sticticum - female Tyrpetisoma? - Trypetisoma sticticum Trypetisoma eutretoides from North Central TX - Trypetisoma eutretoides Tephritidae 230 - Trypetisoma sticticum - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Lauxanioidea
Family Lauxaniidae
Genus Trypetisoma
Explanation of Names
Trypetisoma Malloch 1925
Remarks
One eastern species, sticticum, with white spot at tip of wing small. One rare western species, eutretoides, with wing very broad and apical spot larger.