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

Genus Trypetisoma

Trypetisoma - Trypetisoma sticticum Fly - Trypetisoma sticticum Lauxaniid Fly - Trypetisoma sticticum Gray picture-winged fly? - Trypetisoma sticticum Bee Fly? - Trypetisoma sticticum Trypetisoma eutretoides Arnaud - Trypetisoma eutretoides - female Trypetisoma eutretoides Arnaud - Trypetisoma eutretoides - female Seems similar to peacock fly, Ulidiidae? - Trypetisoma sticticum - female
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.