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Species Condylostylus longicornis

Metallic fly - Condylostylus longicornis - male Metallic fly - Condylostylus longicornis - male Condylostylus longicornis? - Condylostylus longicornis - male Unknown long-legged fly (Condylostylus?) - Condylostylus longicornis Condylostylus longicornis - female Unknown species of Family Dolichopodidae - Condylostylus longicornis - male Green Streaks - Condylostylus longicornis - female Gold fly - Condylostylus longicornis - 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
Species longicornis (Condylostylus longicornis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Musca longicornis Fabricius 1775
Psilopus chyrsoprasi Walker 1848-1849
Psilopus chrysoprasius Loew 1861
Psilopus ciliipes Aldrich 1901
Condylostylus denticaudata Van Duzee 1933
Identification
Wing without markings except for faint cloud near tip R2+3. Legs mostly black (or appearing black in photographs), but fore tibia of male and fore and mid tibiae of female yellow to yellow-brown. Male fore tarsus with segments decreasing in length towards tip. Hair pattern on legs is distinctive.
Range
California; North Carolina to Paraguay; Polyensia. Possibly the most widespread species of the genus.