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Species Condylostylus occidentalis

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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 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.
Identification
Black legs. Marked wings. Bare face. The most common Condylostylus west of the Rocky Mountains.
Range
Washington and Idaho to Mexico
See Also
Three other species of Condylostylus have black legs and marked wings; none of them is known from the Pacific coastal states.