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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

subgenus Mesophora

Unknown insect on back of Bee - Apocephalus borealis fly-phorid? - Apocephalus - male fly-phorid? - Apocephalus fly-phorid? - Apocephalus fly-phorid? - Apocephalus A phorid species? - Apocephalus Ant-decapitating Fly - Apocephalus Ant-decapitating Fly - Apocephalus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Aschiza")
Superfamily Platypezoidea
Family Phoridae (Scuttle Flies)
Subfamily Metopininae
Genus Apocephalus (Ant-decapitating Flies)
No Taxon subgenus Mesophora
Food
Some species are parasitoids of fireflies.