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Species Terellia fuscicornis

Awwww...cute li'l fly - Terellia fuscicornis Awwww...cute li'l fly - Terellia fuscicornis Languid fruit fly on encilia - Terellia fuscicornis - female Not Tabanidae - Terellia fuscicornis - male Not Tabanidae - Terellia fuscicornis - male Not Tabanidae - Terellia fuscicornis - male Tephritidae on Cynara cardunculus - Terellia fuscicornis - female 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.