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Genus Eumetopiella

Picture-winged Fly - Eumetopiella rufipes Diptera, head dorsal - Eumetopiella rufipes Diptera, head lateral - Eumetopiella rufipes Coniceps niger - Eumetopiella rufipes - female Fly - Eumetopiella rufipes Unknown Fly? - Eumetopiella rufipes Fly - Eumetopiella rufipes Diptera - Eumetopiella rufipes
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 Lipsanini
Genus Eumetopiella
Explanation of Names
Eumetopiella Hendel 1907
Two species. Rufipes has red legs, varipes black with yellow knees. See Loew's comparison of the two species.
Print References
Loew, H. 1873. Monographs of the Diptera of North America. Part III. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 11