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Family Curtonotidae

Curtonotidae-Curtonotum helvum (Loew) - Curtonotum helvum Curtonotum helvum Curtonotum helvum 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 Anthomyiidae? Coenosiinae? - Curtonotum helvum
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 in our area, 65 spp. in 3 genera total(1)
Size
~7 mm(2)
Range
3 species in the US: Curtonotum helvum (Loew, 1862) (Eastern US), Curtonotum floridense(3) Klymko & Marshall, 2011 (Florida), Curtonotum prolixum(4) Lindsay, 2019 (Southern Arizona)