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Subfamily Beridinae

Another WV fly - Actina viridis Soldier Fly - Allognosta obscuriventris Stratiomyid - Allognosta fuscitarsis Unknown Fly - Allognosta fuscitarsis - female Fly - Allognosta obscuriventris Fly - Allognosta obscuriventris Soldier flies Allognosta fuscitarsis - Allognosta fuscitarsis Soldier Fly or Syrphid? - Actina viridis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Infraorder Stratiomyomorpha
Family Stratiomyidae (Soldier flies)
Subfamily Beridinae
Explanation of Names
Beridinae Westwood 1838
Numbers
9 spp. in 4 genera in our area(1) (one recently introduced)
Identification
reviewed in(2)
Works Cited
1.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
2.A review of the Nearctic Beridinae (Diptera: Stratiomyidae)
M.T. James. 1939. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 32: 543-548.