Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar

TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Family Curtonotidae

Curtonotidae from Santa Cruz Co, Arizona - Curtonotum prolixum Curtonotidae from Santa Cruz Co, Arizona - Curtonotum prolixum Curtonotidae from Santa Cruz Co, Arizona - Curtonotum prolixum Curtonotidae from Santa Cruz Co, Arizona - Curtonotum prolixum Drosophila? - Curtonotum helvum Anthomyiidae? Coenosiinae? - Curtonotum helvum Curtonotum helvum? - Curtonotum Curtonotum
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Ephydroidea
Family Curtonotidae
Explanation of Names
Curtonotidae Enderlein 1914
Numbers
3 species (all Curtonotum) in our area, 65 spp. in 4 genera total(1)(Kirk-Spriggs 2010)
Size
~7 mm(2)
Range
worldwide, mostly tropical, meagerly represented in NA, Australasian, and Palaearctic regions