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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
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
Some species are parasitoids of fireflies.