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Species Terellia fuscicornis

Favorite fly on thistle - Terellia fuscicornis - male Fly with broad tail - Terellia fuscicornis - female Not Tabanidae - Terellia fuscicornis - male Not Tabanidae - Terellia fuscicornis - male Not Tabanidae - Terellia fuscicornis - male Not Tabanidae - Terellia fuscicornis - male Not Tabanidae - Terellia fuscicornis - male Unknown Tephritidae - Terellia fuscicornis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Tephritoidea
Family Tephritidae (Fruit Flies)
Subfamily Tephritinae
Tribe Terelliini
Genus Terellia
Species fuscicornis (Terellia fuscicornis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
=Trypeta fuscicornis
Explanation of Names
Terellia fuscicornis (Loew 1844)
Range
native to the Palearctic Region, adventive in NA (CA)(1)
Food
Artichokes
Remarks
Introduced intentionally to combat thistles.