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Tribe Keroplatini

sl - Keroplatus larvae - Keroplatus Keroplatidae - ventral - Keroplatus militaris - male Keroplatidae, terminalia, - lateral - Keroplatus militaris - male A dipt'ran sort in need of an ID. - Keroplatus Dipteran - Keroplatus Dipteran - Keroplatus Unknown Fly - Keroplatus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Nematocera" (Non-Brachycera))
Infraorder Bibionomorpha (Gnats, Gall Midges, and March Flies)
Superfamily Sciaroidea (Fungus Gnats and Gall Midges)
Family Keroplatidae (Predatory Fungus Gnats)
Tribe Keroplatini
Numbers
Eleven nearctic species in five genera(1)
Identification
Antennae laterally compressed (vs. cylindrical in other tribes)