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Genus Sobarocephala

Sobarocephala Fly - Sobarocephala flaviseta - female Sobarocephala Fly - Sobarocephala cruciger Sobarocephala Fly  - Sobarocephala flaviseta - female Sobarocephala Fly  - Sobarocephala flaviseta - female Sobarocephala Fly - Sobarocephala interrupta Small, yellow fly with red eyes and a white face - Sobarocephala flaviseta yellow fly on scat - Sobarocephala setipes Fly - Sobarocephala latifrons
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Family Clusiidae
Genus Sobarocephala
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revision:(1)
Numbers
the largest clusiid genus, with 17 spp. in our area and well over 200 worldwide(1)(2)
Size
2.4-5.6 mm(1)
Identification
key to spp. in(1)
Range
predominantly neotropical, but also represented in the Nearctic (mostly e. NA & se. US) and, rather scarcely, in warmer regions of the Old World(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Revision of the North American Sobarocephala (Diptera: Clusiidae, Sobarocephalinae)
O. Lonsdale & S.A. Marshall. 2007. Journal of the Entomological Society of Ontario 138: 65-106.
2.Key to the World genera and North American species of Clusiidae (Diptera: Schizophora)
Lonsdale O., Cheung D.K.B., Marshall S.A. 2011. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification 14.