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Species Condylostylus occidentalis

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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 occidentalis (Condylostylus occidentalis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Psilopodinus occidentalis Bigot 1888
Psilopodinus pilicornis Aldrich 1904 (syn. Bickel 2002)
Condylostylus occidentalis
Explanation of Names
Occidentalis means western.
Pilicornis refers to the many hairs on the male antenna.
Wings marked
Legs entirely dark
Fore basitarsus with 4 bristles, all on the apical half
4 distal joints of fore tarsus about equal in length, short
Washington and Idaho to Mexico
This is the only species of the C. patibulatus group to be found in the coastal states.
See Also
Three other species of Condylostylus have black legs and marked wings; none of them is known from the Pacific coastal states.