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Genus Maruina

Moth Fly - Maruina lanceolata Pychodidae: Maruina? - Maruina Coleoptera Larvae? ID help please - Maruina Coleoptera Larvae? ID help please - Maruina Coleoptera Larvae? ID help please - Maruina Maruina Maruina Psychodidae? - Maruina
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Nematocera" (Non-Brachycera))
Infraorder Psychodomorpha
Family Psychodidae (Moth Flies and Sand Flies)
Subfamily Psychodinae (Moth Flies)
Genus Maruina
Explanation of Names
Maruina Müller 1895
Numbers
4 spp. in our area(1), ~40 total
Range
New World
Remarks
member of the tribe Maruinini
Print References
Hogue C.L. (1973). A taxonomic review of the genus Maruina (Diptera: Psychodidae). Los Angeles County Natural History Museum Science Bulletin, 17:l-69.
Quate L. W. & W.W. Wirth (1951). A taxonomic revision of the genus Maruina (Diptera: Psychodidae). Wasmann Journal of Biology, 9: 151-166 (Full Text)