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Species Trupanea femoralis

Tephritid fly - Trupanea femoralis Trupanea? - Trupanea femoralis Tephritid - Trupanea femoralis - female Tephritid - Trupanea femoralis - female
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 Tephritini
No Taxon (Tephritis group)
Genus Trupanea
Species femoralis (Trupanea femoralis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Trupanea occidentalis Adams, 1904
Explanation of Names
Trupanea femoralis (Thomson, 1869)
Range
Western USA, but rarely recorded outside of California(1)
Life Cycle
Reared from many genera of Asteraceae(1)
Works Cited
1.Handbook of the Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) of America North of Mexico
Richard H. Foote, P. L. Blanc, Allen L. Norrbom. 1993. Cornell University Press (Comstock Publishing).