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Species Condylostylus patibulatus

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Superfamily Empidoidea
Family Dolichopodidae (Longlegged Flies)
Subfamily Sciapodinae
Genus Condylostylus
Species patibulatus (Condylostylus patibulatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dolichopus patibulatus Say 1823
Psilopus patibulatus
Condylostylus patibulatus
Identification
Green body, black legs, black antennae, face with pale hairs, segments 2-4 of fore tarsi similar (female) or 2-3 short and 4 longer (male). Fore basitarsus of male with row of bristles on outside. In the Northeast, no other species has entirely black legs and marked wings. There are other species that have partially black legs and marked wings.
Range
Eastern USA, Southern Canada
Remarks
One of the common species of the Northeast, and so one of the first described from North America.
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