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Species Stilobezzia coquilletti

Tiny Fly - Stilobezzia coquilletti - female Ceratopogonidae, distinctive little fly - Stilobezzia coquilletti - female Stilobezzia coquilletti - female Insect - Stilobezzia coquilletti - female Fungus gnat? - Stilobezzia coquilletti - male Stilobezzia coquilletti, female? - Stilobezzia coquilletti - female Stilobezzia coquilletti Stilobezzia coquilletti
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Nematocera" (Non-Brachycera))
Infraorder Culicomorpha (Mosquitoes and Midges)
Family Ceratopogonidae (Biting Midges)
Subfamily Ceratopogoninae
Tribe Ceratopogonini (Predaceous Midges)
Genus Stilobezzia
Species coquilletti (Stilobezzia coquilletti)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ceratopogon pictus Coquillet 1905 not Meigen 1818
Stilobezzia coquilletti Kieffer 1917
2 mm
Yellow (possibly slightly greenish), two longitudinal brown lines on thorax, margins of most abdominal segments outlined in brown, dark spots on wing at crossvein and apex of R.
"This common species occurs from Illinois and Maryland south to Central America and the West Indies."(1)
Print References
Ronderos et al., "Description of immature stages and adult diagnosis of Stilobezzia coquilletti Kieffer 1917 (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae)", Zootaxa 1958:31-40 (2008)
Works Cited
1.An Annotated Checklist of the Ceratopogonidae (Diptera) of Florida with a New Synonymy
Wilkening, Alan J., Kline, Daniel L. and Wirth, Willis W. 1985. Florida Entomologist.