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Genus Camptoprosopella

Fly - Camptoprosopella Little yellow-orange fly - Camptoprosopella 9013566 fly - Camptoprosopella Lauxaniidae? - Camptoprosopella maculipennis unknown fly - Camptoprosopella Fly - Camptoprosopella Camptoprosopella dolorosa? - Camptoprosopella dolorosa Family Chloropidae? - Camptoprosopella
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Lauxanioidea
Family Lauxaniidae
Genus Camptoprosopella
Explanation of Names
Camptoprosopella Hendel 1907
Numbers
Nearctica lists 22 species.
Identification
0+3 dorsocentrals, anterior orbital setae strongly convergent (not reclinate as usual in family, or slightly convergent as in Neogriphoneura), yellowish or brownish. The common species have a contrasting black spot on top of the head.