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Genus Physiphora

ID Please - Physiphora alceae - male unknown fly - Ulidiidae - Physiphora alceae Fly - Physiphora clausa Green Fly - Physiphora clausa Green Fly - Physiphora clausa Physiphora alceae? Female? - Physiphora alceae - female Unidentified Fly 1 - Physiphora alceae - female Picture-Winged Fly - Physiphora alceae
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Tephritoidea
Family Ulidiidae (Picture-winged Flies)
Subfamily Ulidiinae
Tribe Ulidiini
Genus Physiphora
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revised in(1)
Explanation of Names
Physiphora Fallén 1810
Numbers
2 sp. in our area, ~30 spp. total(1)
Range
predominantly African (+ a few spp. in the Oriental Region and Solomon Islands), with some synanthropic species introduced into the New World and Australasia(2)
Remarks
P. alceae: mostly black legs
P. clausa: yellow legs