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sipho group

fly - Condylostylus sipho - male Longlegged fly - Condylostylus - female Fly - Golden Longlegged Fly - Anterior Lateral - Condylostylus - female Condylostylus Long-Legged Fly - Condylostylus - male Condylostylus sp. Fly? - Condylostylus - female Unknown fly - Condylostylus - female Pennsylvania Fly for ID  - Condylostylus scaber - male
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
No Taxon sipho group
Numbers
Six species: C. sipho (Say), C. scaber (Loew), C. furcatus (Van Duzee), C. brimleyi Robinson, C. viridicoxa (Aldrich), C. longitalus (Van Duzee)
Size
5-6 mm
Identification
Wings marked, often somewhat faded
Femora and tibiae entirely yellow
Range
Eastern North America
Remarks
Six species distinguished by male secondary sexual characters:
sipho has a row of bristles on the mid tibia and not on the mid basitarsus
scaber has a row of bristles on both tibia and basitarsus, and yellow fore coxae
viridicoxa has a row of bristles on both tibia and basitarsus, and non-yellow fore coxae
brimleyi has a plain mid tibia and mid basitarsus covered anteriorly with small, stiff scales, as well as a row of small hairs at the base
furcatus and longitalus do not have long rows of uniformly spaced bristles