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Species Dialysis elongata

Xylophagid - Dialysis elongata - female fly - Dialysis elongata - female Fly - Dialysis elongata - male Xylophagid - Dialysis elongata - female Fly IMG_2742 - Dialysis elongata - male Fly with cricket-like stance - Dialysis elongata Dialysis elongata? - Dialysis elongata - male awl fly - Dialysis elongata - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Family Xylophagidae
Genus Dialysis
Species elongata (Dialysis elongata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
=Stygia elongata Say 1823
Explanation of Names
Dialysis elongata (Say 1823)
Size
♂ 8.0 mm, ♀ 9.6 mm(1)
Identification
Major features include cell M3 absent and tergites with large black spot at base, with hind end blunt.(1)
Range
e. NA (QC-GA along Appalachian Mts)(1)(2)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the nearctic genus Dialysis (Diptera: Rhagionidae)
Webb D.W. 1978. J. Kans. Ent. Soc. 51: 405-431.
2.A catalog of the World Xylophagidae (Insecta: Diptera)
Woodley N.E. 2011. Myia 12: 455–500.