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Genus Sobarocephala

Sobarocephala Fly - Sobarocephala flaviseta - female Sobarocephala Fly - Sobarocephala interrupta Sobarocephala Fly - Sobarocephala cruciger Clusia? - Sobarocephala flava Clusiid Fly - Sobarocephala latifrons - female Clusiid Fly - Sobarocephala flaviseta - male Unknown fly - Sobarocephala quadrimaculata fly - Sobarocephala flaviseta
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Opomyzoidea
Family Clusiidae
Genus Sobarocephala
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
the largest clusiid genus, with 17 spp. in our area and well over 200 worldwide(1)(2)
2.4-5.6 mm(1)
key to spp. in(1)
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)
Lonsdale O., Marshall S.A. 2007. J. Ent. Soc. 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.